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just wondering if there are any desktop apps for Google docs on Ubuntu 12.04? I just need to be able to edit docs offline and save them so they auto-sync to my account when I get an internet connection.

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Edit them in Libreeoffice then upload them to Google Docs?... –  Uri Herrera Apr 28 '12 at 6:06
    
I've not tried this myself: ooo2gd --- Export your documents to Google Docs, Zoho and WebDAV servers from OpenOffice.org –  user25656 Apr 28 '12 at 12:55
    
you are looking for something like Google Drive, right? –  don.joey Mar 7 '13 at 8:40
    
you could try Insync. it's not free, but it's a really solid product. –  strugee Jun 13 '13 at 23:21
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Option 1) For offline access, open Chrome. Click the Google Docs app icon or visit https://docs.google.com The offline version of your Documents List will load.

You may need to add google docs to your Chrome - https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/apdfllckaahabafndbhieahigkjlhalf

Option 2) Use a text editor - gedit or LibreOffice, edit the document(s) then save them in your Documents folder. Then, when on-line again copy the info into a google doc.

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The offline version that is accessible after installing the extension is view-only. –  user25656 Apr 28 '12 at 13:39
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