Have a Box cloud storage account? Want to mount your storage in Ubuntu and access all your content there? This brief tutorial shows you how to easily mount your Box Cloud Storage in Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise Pangolin). This tutorial also applies to Ubuntu 11.10 (Oneiric Ocelot).

When you mount your Box cloud storage in Ubuntu, you will be able to access, modify and delete your data directly from your Ubuntu machine. This can save you time in that you don’t always have to logon to Box.com in order to access your content. Without wasting your time, lets’ get going.


  • Mount Box Cloud Storage in Ubuntu 12.04 / 11.10
  • Enjoy!


To get open Nautilus or press Ctrl – N  on your keyboard to open Nautilus. When Nautilus opens, click ‘File –> Connect to Server..’




Finally, type Box’s server address / port number and your username name and password. When done, click ‘Connect’

Server: www.box.com/dav        Port: 443




Enjoy your content.




That’s it! Next time I’ll show you how to automatically mount Box Cloud Storage in Ubuntu.