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Installing a client on your Linux computer is easy. If you follow these few steps, nothing can go wrong.

1.Head over to and go to the download section. Select the Linux downloads from the list.

2. Make sure you have root access to your system, or that you can at least run elevated commands with "sudo".

3. Click on the logo of your Linux distribution to learn how to enable the respective software repository for the distribution you're running.

If you don't know which one to choose here, one of these commands here will surely help you find it out:

  • cat /etc/issue
  • cat /etc/os-release
  • lsb_release -a

4. Install the correct package as described on the page for your distribution

5. Run the client GUI from your desktop manager's application menu, for example on GNOME or XFCE.

Now you're almost all set. When you first open epiKshare, you will be asked for some configuration details. Don't worry, you're just another 5 steps away from your goal. Here's how to get there:

1.Enter your epiKshare Server's connection data (may be obtained from your administrator)


2. Then have your username and password ready:


3. Choose the folders to be synced:


4. Open epiKshare or your local epiKshare folder to get started with syncing, sharing and managing your data.


5. That's it, you have completed the configuration. You may control your epiKshare account from the epiKshare application at any time. To sync your files with epiKshare, simply save them to one of the directories you chose to sync with your epiKshare account.

If you encounter any problems or if you need assistance with setting your sync client up, please don't hesitate to contact your epiKshare administrator or the epiKshare support.

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