Here's how to download a Dropbox file from a shared Dropbox link using the command-line interface with cURL.
The first thing we need is a shared link from Dropbox of a folder or file we want to download. These links end in
dl=0. Swap the zero for a one to force the link to be a download link, i.e.,
!curl -L \ -o file.zip \ https://www.dropbox.com/s/[hash]?dl=1
-Lflag tells cURL to follow Dropbox's link redirect
file.zipspecifies the file name and extension; make sure to use the
zipextension if you're downloading a folder or the file's corresponding extension if you're downloading a single file, e.g.,