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Questions tagged [google-drive]

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

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Is moving files possible with Ubuntu/GNOME's Google Drive integration?

I have added a Google account to Ubuntu 18.04 and enabled the 'Files' sync as per this article. I can see all my files and use them, however I today tried to move a file from one folder to another ...
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Cannot hide Google Drive icon from nautilus menu

Ever since I had selected my google drive account as my default storage location in Déjà Dup, an annoying icon with the name of my account shows up at the right side of my nautilus menu. When I ...
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Nautilus link to Google docs won't open files

I would like to sync my files with Google docs as described in the answer Is there a Google Drive client available? here. Which worked, I can see my files. But I cannot launch them. It seems ...
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How do I stop the persistent Google authentication request on Ubuntu desktop?

This dialogue (see video) pops up every time I log in. It's odd that after giving my Google credentials it goes to the Ubuntu help file instead of indicating whether the operation was successful or ...
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Massive upload to Google Drive ( 500 gb) [duplicate]

Do you know any software for Ubuntu, that i could upload a large quantity of Gb...I need to make a backup of 500 gb with some files with more than 10 gb.... I only find windows software and ive to ...
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Google Drive Sync

I would like to sync my files with Drive as described in the answer here. Following those steps, I always get the message: "Login expired. Log in to activate account" just after a successful login ...
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OverGrive not launching after install [previous board answers not solving issue]

New Linux user here [go easy if you can...] I downloaded the .deb from: https://www.thefanclub.co.za/overgrive (version 3.1.3 beta). However, when I try to launch overGrive from the dash, the window ...
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failed to access mountpoint

I am trying to mount my google drive on Ubuntu 16.04 but I get an error. Any idea ? $ google-drive-ocamlfuse -o nonempty /home/louisro/Google\ Drive/ fusermount: failed to access mountpoint /...
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Can't Access gnome-online-accounts

After installing KDE PLASMA, how do I use gnome-control-center and online-accounts? I need to access my google drive from my Ubuntu 17. When I open gnome-control-center it's just blank.
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Unable to install online apps on Wine

Wine is working perfectly well with off-line installers. But with on-line installers such as Google Backup & Sync and Tally (which is an ERP software), it is displaying an error. Google Backup ...
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How can I force gdrive to download a folder as zipped file?

Ubuntu version: 14.04.5 LTS. gdrive is a command line utility for interacting with Google Drive. I have initialized gdrive (https://github.com/prasmussen/gdrive) with a specific user. As example ...
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How to get Google Drive working in Kubuntu 16.04 LTS?

I have installed KUbuntu 16.04 LTS with all updates. I opened their dash menu and tried to search for Google. This leads me to icon named Configure your internet accounts such as Google, ...
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How to use KDE Storage Service Manager with Google Drive?

I have installed KDE Storage Service Manager (storageservicemanager package with version 4:15.12.3-0ubuntu1.1) on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS with all updates. And then tried to add Google account to it. ...
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How can I change user on gdrive?

Ubuntu version: 14.04.5 LTS. gdrive is a command line utility for interacting with Google Drive. I have initialized gdrive (https://github.com/prasmussen/gdrive) with a specific user. As example ...
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Google drive as a system folder?

Is there a way to use google drive on linux like it's another folder in the system so that I can save to it and see which files are remote?
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Nautilus linked to Google Drive - Can I access with Terminal?

I recently used the Gnome-control-center and added an Online account to sync my Google Drive to my Linux. I was wondering if there was any way I could access, using the terminal, the Google Drive "...
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Encryption on a cloud

What is the most convenient option up for now? I tried FUSE + encfs, but it turns out to be extremely slow (probably, due to FUSE). Wrappers like Cryptomator or Boxcryptor are virtually unusable ...
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ubuntu 17.10 google drive takes more than 10 minutes to load

I have been looking for a solution for this for a while, but I haven found one on my own. I am using the native Google drive mounting in gnome with online accounts and nautilus, but it takes forever ...
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Missing settings in GNOME control center installed in Ubuntu MATE

I installed GNOME Control Center following this instructions to access Google Drive in Ubuntu MATE 16.04 LTS (MATE desktop environment 1.12.1) The problem is GNOME Control Center is only showing ...
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I messed up ocamlfuse by using sudo command “Error: Sqlite3 error: READONLY”

I started using ocamlfuse to access google drive with Nautilus and it was functioning perfectly fine. The thing is, at some point I used, by accident, the sudo command, I'm not shure if it was to run ...
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How to convert document from Google Docs to text file

How would I capture all the text in a document from Google Docs and convert it to a text file, preferably a way that can be used in a script? Would wget work? such as: wget https://docs.google.com/...
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How to sync to a specific folder in Google Drive

I am using Ubuntu 16.04. I am trying to sync my Google drive using grive2 in a way that only a specific folder is treated as my root folder in Google Drive i.e., only files and folders contained ...
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Can Google Sheets be opened/edited in Ubuntu?

I have a number of Google Sheets (spreadsheets) saved on Google Drive normally accessed from an android phone collaboratively but would like to edit them from within Ubuntu. I can save the file as ...
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How to setup overGrive with multiple accounts?

OverGrive web site lists several features including "Sync Multiple Accounts". I downloaded the test version, set up one account. Then wanted to add another account but have no clue how is one supposed ...
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How to change google drive default location in gnome settings panel

I would like to know how to change the default folder location of google drive when accessed from gnome settings manager. Ubuntu Version : 17.10 with unity.
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Why do I see empty but undeletable files in Google Drive?

I'm using Ubuntu Gnome 16.04. I added my google account to online accounts and checked to sync my Google Drive files. There are a few files in the mounted drive that only appear on my computer. So not ...
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unmount google-drive-ocamlfuse

I am trying to unmount google-drive-ocamlfuse. I entered the following command: fusermount -u ~/google-drive it returns: fusermount: entry for /home/<user_name>/google-drive not found in /...
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google-drive-ocamlfuse - slow to respond

I installed google-drive-ocamlfuse on my ubuntu 16.04 to be able to use google drive. However, it is not very responsive. When I navigate to google drive folder and issue ls command it take more than ...
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Google Drive Access. ocamlfuse fine. Is it secure?

Today I've tried two methods to access Google drive storage in Ubuntu 17.04. My Desktop is XFCE4. The first one, using Gnome Online Accounts, does not work well. I see same performance and permission ...
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Google Drive not showing up in Nautilus even with accounts synced

I have logged into my Google Account using the online accounts from settings on Ubuntu 17.04 running GNOME. However, even though I have selected "on" for files, I do not see my google drive in ...
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Google-Drive Auto-Sync on Ubuntu 16.04 [duplicate]

How can I auto-sync my files from Google Drive and make them in a Google-Drive folder whenever a new file added/removed it would update the changes rather than downloading the whole Google Drive from ...
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Free Google Drive Client to Sync files/folders for Ubuntu 16.04? [duplicate]

I want to sync my files on the Google Drive cloud and use them offline for free. I have many types of files on Google Drive.
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How do I properly run this systemd service on shutdown?

I am mounting my Google Drive on login using google-drive-ocamlfuse. The problem is that shutting down or rebooting now seems to have an added 2 minute pause. Now if when I unmount the Google Drive ...
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How to access Google drive using Gnome Online Accounts (GOA) in command line for Ubuntu 16.04?

Before anything, this is not (as far as I could search) a duplicate. I enabled GOA for my Google account and enabled Files, so my account showed up in Nautilus under my computer just fine. To my ...
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Encrypted backup to Google drive

I have a computer that is having serious issues, and I don't know how long it will last. I would like to backup my home directory, and upload it to the cloud like my Google drive, how would I do that?...
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Can kio-gdrive be installed to Kubuntu, or only KDE Neon?

Having read this article I have been trying to install kio-gdrive 1.2 to Kubuntu 17.04. I previously installed kaccounts-provider without issue. I then downloaded the .tar.xz of v1.1.80 from the link ...
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How to Access Google Drive in Jupyter Notebook on Ubuntu

I've just installed a dual boot of ubuntu on my XPS15. I want to use this as a development environment for python as I've had many issues using windows and I was told that this was the best solution. ...
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How to use Google Drive without mounting

I installed Google Drive and mounted it, but everytime I click it to open, it takes a bit of time to actually appear all the contents. Unlike Google Drive, Dropbox creates a normal folder called "...
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Screen goes blank when setting up Google account in GNOME control center. (Ubuntu 17.04)

I wanted to access my Google Drive locally. Found out that using the gnome control center to do this is a good idea. So I install the control center and go to online accounts and try to add a Google ...
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How can I access my Google Drive via the command line with Gnome Online Accounts?

I have two Google Drive accounts connected via Gnome Online Accounts (GOA). I can browse them with nautilus but I have not found how to access them through the command line. Shouldn't they be mounted ...
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Add google to Online Acount

I've just installed Kubuntu 17.04, I'd like to have access to my Google Doc and files. when I want to add my Google account to Online Account, I receive the following error: There was an error ...
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How to remove Google Drive Ubuntu?

I made my biggest mistake of my life and installed google drive on Ubuntu. Now I cannot uninstall it anymore. - I uninstalled the google drive package: sudo apt-get remove grive-tools sudo apt-add-...
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Back up multiple hard drives to a folder on Google Drive?

I have a computer with three hard drives that I want to back up to my google drive account. I want a separate folder for each of the drives, all within a single "Backups" folder. I have been looking ...
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The new 16.10 google drive doesn't sync all my folders

I followed the tutorials to add an online account to gnome-online-accounts, and started syncing my google drive folder. I have two problems: It takes a very long time after clicking the drive for the ...
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Google docs for Ubuntu 16.10

I am using Ubuntu 16.10. I want to install google docs or microsoft docs for offline use and when I connect with internet the all documents will update with server. If it is possible , please suggest ...
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Can't get Google Drive to work through Gnome online accounts

My computer is on 16.04 LTS with all updates installed. I'm trying to use the option in Online Accounts in the Gnome settings to add my Google account and get my Google Drive to appear as a folder in ...
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How to automatically sync network folder and local folder in Ubuntu 16.04?

I am trying to sync between my local folder(say on Desktop) and google drive. I followed this tutorial "Easily Mount Google Drive" and was able to access google drive from nautilus(from the explorer ...
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How can we mount multiple Google Drive accounts on our system using google-drive-ocamlfuse?

I am trying to mount multiple Google Drive accounts on my system using google-drive-ocamlfuse but I am unable to access multiple accounts. Can anyone tell what the problem is?
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Same Google Drive folder, two Operating Systems

I was wondering if it is possible to use use the same Google Drive folder from both Windows 10 and Ubuntu 16.04? If yes, what client should I use on Ubuntu? My setup: 120GB SSD with Windows 10 ...
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Using GDrive to download entire folder

is there a way to use GDrive to download an entire folder from Google Drive? I am unable to find a way, and I need to download the folder from the command line.