How to access Box.com via Terminal on Ubuntu

If you have Box.com account, you can easily connect to it and manage the files directly from Ubuntu Terminal. This made possible with a package Cadaver. Cadaver is a webdav client for Linux. With this tool we can connect to Box.com account and manage our files. For more information, please visit Cadaver website. Cadaver command supports auto complete using Tab button. 

Steps to access Box.com account via Terminal on Ubuntu

Step 1. Install Cadaver

Use the following command to install cadaver on Ubuntu

Step 2. Login to Box.com

To login to Box.com account, use the following command

You will need to enter your Box.com username which is your email and your Box.com password. 

Output example

Once its connected, you should have this on your command line

To open the help menu, type “help” without quotes.

That’s it. Now you can open and manage your Box.com from Terminal. 

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