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Google Drive is a file storage and sync service by Google that was released on April 24, 2012

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KeePass XC Database is not syncronised in Ubuntu 20.04 with Google

Hello I have a small problem. My KeePassXC does not seem to write the database to Google Drive. If I save a new password via Windows (Backup & Sync Client), I can see it a short time later in ...
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Editing files from Google Drive

Ubuntu 20.04.2 LTS I've set up a Google Account under 'Online Accounts', and have given access to files, and the account is showing up as I expected in the File Manager. I can open files simply by ...
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Does deja dup restore all my Ubuntu from only Google Drive after a complete wipe?

I set up my Backup software (deja dup) on Ubuntu 20.04 after a clean customizing. And my storage is Google Drive. So I have checked and there is the folder now on Google Drive. Someday for some reason ...
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Best auto-syncing cloud file storage?

Since switching to ubuntu a couple weeks ago, I've been using Insync to access my files from Google Drive and OneDrive. Now that my free trial is almost over, I'm considering purchasing the full ...
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How to see google drive folder on dolphin file browser?

Yesterday I have installed KDE Plasma Desktop on my Ubuntu 20.04. My online accounts seen empty (even I have added google account before I install Plasma). So I have added my google account again on ...
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Remove special repository

In trying to install googledrive repository with google-drive-ocamlfuse, I got stuck with this error: cannot access 'googledrive': Transport endpoint is not connected I can't remove googledrive (...
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Google Drive Repository from the terminal

How can I access this repository from terminal? It is the access to my google drive account from the desktop. Is there a way to make it accessible from \home
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gnome-online-accounts Hanging (Ubuntu's google account connecting failing)

I have tried to connect the Ubuntu 18.04 to my Google Drive by this instruction (based on this instruction, times ago!): sudo apt-get install gnome-control-center gnome-online-accounts gnome-control-...
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Backup failure using Deja Dup with google drive - Invalid Credentials

My Ubuntu version is 18.04. The error is as follows which only appears in the middle of uploading backup files: Giving up after 5 attempts. Error: gdata-service-error-quark: Authentication required: { ...
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How to create a symbolic link in a GDrive folder

I have a folder $HOME/important_folder that I want to have a backup of on Google Drive. The Google Drive is setup and mounted (under /run/user/1000/gvfs/google-drive:host=gmail.com,user=myUserName) In ...
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Déjà Dup does not allow to change google drive account from which restore the files

I had to reinstall Ubuntu and then I wanted to restore the backup I saved in Google Drive (using Deja-dup). It didn't ask me which account, it just said that there weren't any backups to restore. ...
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Can't open .odt files created on Google Drive

When I try to open a .odt file that I was created with Google Drive on Kubuntu 20.04 LTS, I get Unknown error. Google replied ". Is there a work-around?
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Ensure HDD Mounts Before Program Attempts To Execute

I'm using the Google Drive Ubuntu client called overGrive. I have a 1TB HDD that I want to download all of my Google cloud data to. The issue that I'm running into is that overGrive fails to start if ...
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deja-dup wrong behaviour with google drive

I had a google account connected to Ubuntu20.04. I tried to make a backup to google drive and as intended, the backup started normally. I didn't have enough free space in this account so I decided to ...
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Sync/Downoad Google Drive to local file system using Gnome online tools

I've followed the Linuxconfig tutorial to create a link to my Google Drive account. This works fine, I can see a mounted folder where I can explore my content. How to tell the tool to fetch all data ...
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Ubuntu on Windows: Accessing Google Drive File Stream (/mnt/g)

I just installed Ubuntu on a new Windows machine, and cannot see any content at what should be my Google Drive File Stream drive (G:). A few days ago I did the same thing on another Win machine, and ...
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Kubuntu 20.04 mount google drive

I'm trying to mount my google drive as a local directory (so that it could be used as storage and terminal access). I did add it to the "Online Accounts". I can see the drive in Dolphin. But ...
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Error received from server after uploading a resumable upload chunk

I have tried to upload one 1.4Gb video to google drive by Ubuntu nautilus file app but first it woks like this : and then this happens: and finally, every time i tried i get this error: Error ...
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Is there a way to have a windows-like google drive client?

You can mount your google drive into ubuntu by using gnome online accounts, but this has pretty low performance as it seems it has to download each file to open it and upload every time you want to ...
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deja dup, duplicity and google

I ran deja-dup to backup a directory to Google. It only worked partially, because authorization was lost before the job completed (in repeated attempts). I couldn't find a solution to that, so now I ...
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change google drive sync folder name

I installed Google drive sync app using play on linux. By default I did everything it prompted me to do, and ended up syncing my drive in documents/Google Drive (1). I want to change the location of ...
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Will Google's Drive API deprecation affect Online Accounts?

Google is deprecating older Drive APIs. See the announcement from Google. (https://9to5google.com/2020/06/29/old-g-suite-apps/) Is the Online Accounts function going to be affected?
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Why is Nautilus so slow in copying files to Google Drive?

I was trying to copy a directory from a local drive to Google Drive using Nautilus. But Nautilus is showing that it needs 596,523 hours. Also, there no apparent progress in copying. When I used Google ...
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Dragging from Gnome's Google Drive broken

Dragging from Gnome's Google Drive to firefox creates reference to extensionless temporary file. Copying works correctly. Is there a solution to this? Ubuntu 20.04
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Ubuntu 20.04: A Google Drive Client that works in 2020 [duplicate]

I Have been doing some reading on google drive clients (that sync). Most applications / posts are outdated or very inactive. After comparing some i went for odrive & vgrive but both don't work. ...
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Accessing Google Drive Using Rclone & Rclone Browser

I setup Rclone & Rclone Browser on my computer and everything works. The problem is, it is very slow. It seems that my computer runs fine until I try to do something that requires the use of ...
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Open Google Doc in Libreoffice with Gnome file integration

I signed into my Google account in Gnome, and I can access my files from nautilus, however opening any document opens google docs in my browser directly, and opening in LibreOffice Writer results in ...
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Access keepass base in google drive

I have keepass database on google drive. Is it possible to bind it to keepassxc (ver 2.5.4) on ubuntu (now i updated to focal). I can reach google drive with nautilus, but i do not see it from Keepass ...
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“Device invalid” error trying to open Google Drive remote files with LibreOffice

Premise: I have never used LibreOffice's remote access option before - I just discovered it today and I think it might be very useful for me: I don't know how (nor whether) it works. I'd like to ...
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Missing permission for GUI application to upload system snapshots

I'm using Timeshift to create snapshots of my system and I'm trying to upload these huge files onto Google Drive using the Application Insync. The problem is that the application does not have the ...
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How to correctly bind Google account to the Kubuntu?

I have just installed Kubuntu 19.10 on the virtual machine. I need to bind Google account to KDE to use Google services. So I did the following: started Online Accounts wizard from the KDE menu (the ...
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Nautilus integration with Google Drive, different behaviour between 18.04.3 LTS and 20.04 (Daily Build) [closed]

I've been using ubuntu 18.04 since it's release and I've always had problems using the integrated Google Drive feature. It takes a LONG time to load the files from my Google account, exactly like ...
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Deja Dup Permission Denied after creating initial directory

I am running deja-dup v40.6 (installed with snap) on Ubuntu 18.04, using Google as the storage backend. When I run a backup, a directory gets successfully created in my Google Drive with the correct ...
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Create soft link to Google Drive folder on Ubuntu 19.10

I'm trying to create a soft link to a Google Drive folder in Ubuntu 19.10. I've just installed GNOME online account and I can browse it from Nautilus. I remember that in a previous version of Ubuntu, ...
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How to delete Google Drive files with GNOME online account?

I have Ubuntu 18.04. I can mount my Google Drive and copy files. But, I cannot delete files. Is it not possible to delete files?
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sign in with google temporarily disabled for this app in KUBUNTU Dolphin after re-installing

I'm using Kubuntu 18.04, I had this same issue before. I noticed that, when ever I try to connect by WiFI it asks for the KDE Wallet password, and also had the same issue in getting connected with ...
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How does Ubuntu mount a Google Drive? [duplicate]

There are a lot of tutorials on how to create a mount point for google drive around. They usually involve installing one tool or another and so on. But ubuntu already has a GUI way to log in into ...
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Backups to google drive failing with RedirectMissingLocation error

Trying to set up an initial backup in Ubuntu 18.04 on google drive with a deja-dup installed as follows due to a known authentication error: snap install deja-dup --classic --beta The backup fails ...
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What is the physical path of google drive on Ubuntu 18.04

I want to link my google drive account to Notepad++ so that I can keep all my notes in cloud. There is setting in notepad++ where I can give cloud path but I am not sure where exactly google-drive ...
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sync part of my google drive

I'm new to Ubuntu (I hope I'll survive with the apps limitations). I'm looking for way/client (Free) to sync with some directories of my Google drive, is it possible? I found some clients (e.g. ...
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Grive2 is not functioning anymore, do we have alternative to get Google Drive working on Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS?

I'm running Ubuntu MATE 16.04.6 LTS on about 5 different machines. I need to have sync for Google Drive folders to cooperate with my colleagues. Until recently I was able to use grive2 for syncing ...
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odeke-em/drive installation

The installation of drive wasn't as straightforward as I thought. I followed these instructions. Go is now working I think. user@ubuntu:~$ go version go: GOPATH entry is relative; must be absolute ...
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Can't add a second Google account/Drive on 19.10

I use ubuntu 19.10 and i've used the gnome online accounts to add one of my Google accounts to the machine , now when i'm trying to add a second google account , i'm unable to do so , and i get the ...
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how do I save files directly to the cloud from ubuntu? [duplicate]

I have a google drive account that I got with my chromebook but I don't know how to back up my files from my desktop.
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Is it secure to connect a google account with online accounts of GNOME?

I am new to Ubuntu. I was trying to connect my Google Drive account with Ubuntu and saw this related answer. When I try to synchronize gnome with the google account it asks for access to basically ...
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How do I transfer my files to google drive mount via terminal, Ubuntu 19.04

Under Settings → Online Accounts I am able to connect my gmail account, which allows me to mount my google drive as a network drive. The path of the mount was found by opening a terminal within ...
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How do I use gdrive to upload a file to a Google Drive directory?

I have a Google Drive directory called Ward. I'm using gdrive, which is an otherwise wonderful tool, but I can't get it to upload to a directory. For example this works (my utility is called gdrive ...
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Ubuntu 19.04 how to add shared drive to google drive

I'm using Google Suite and I have added my Google drive to Ubuntu online accounts. I can see my Google drive and its content when I open the File Explorer. I have tried and successfully given all ...
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Google Drive in GNOME - garbled file names in other applications

I've used the GNOME method of linking my Google account, so that my files show up in Nautilus under "user@gmail.com". This works fine, as long as I stay in Nautilus. If I view the files in terminal, ...
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Nautilus Google Drive integration: Open Google Docs

It is my understanding that Google Docs files, when opened in Nautilus through the Google Drive integration, should open the web client in my web browser, but this is not the case. Am I understanding ...