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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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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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Files and Folders names from Google Drive as random characters in Sublime Text

I just installed Ubuntu to check how different it could be in learning how to code under Linux. I use Sublime Text 3 and I've tried to open my django project, which is located in my Google Drive ...
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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 update a file in google drive specific line using python

I want to use google drive as my storage server for my project. I need to constantly update the file's specific lines in google drive using python. The file can be in any format.
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Google Drive does not work after a reboot [closed]

Just transferred to Linux. My distro - KDE Neon. Based on Ubuntu. I installed Google Drive Using google drive ocamlfuse by this guide: https://linoxide.com/tools/how-use-google-drive-ubuntu-linux/ ...
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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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overGrive: not sure if it activated, and CHRISTIAAN DIEDERICKS responded with curses

I downloaded and installed overGrive so I could better access Google Drive on my home machine. (It's a Mac Mini running Xubuntu 18.04.4 LTS.) I also purchased the activation for overGrive at the same ...
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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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Problem with loading some Google-related things on my Ubuntu 18.04

I recently set up a dual-boot on my laptop (Windows 10 pre-installed) and been having some trouble trying to recover a few of my files from Google Drive. When I go through my archives (using the site),...
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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, enter image description here 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 ...
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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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Ubuntu 19.10 gnome-online-accounts google account works extremely glitchy

I've installed Ubuntu 19.10. In Online Accounts settings I'm adding a new google account; after entering email, password and approving the access request to my google account, the window looks like ...
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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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synchronize a folder to google drive [duplicate]

How can we synchronize a folder to google drive in ubuntu? I want the simplest method from which we can synchronize a specific folder from desktop without downloading the saved files and folders from ...
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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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Google Drive connected via GNOME failing to display files

I have 2 Google accounts connected via GNOME Online Accounts, one of them is working properly and loading quickly and the second one after around 30 seconds timeouts and throws the error below: ...
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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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What to use to backup server admin files to Google Drive?

I'd like to schedule periodic backups of admin files in an Ubuntu server to Google Drive but in a way that the server only uploads the files that have changed without keeping a local backup. From ...
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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 ...
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How do I sync Google Photos to a hard drive directory?

I take pictures on my Android phone, and I have them synced with Google Photos, which puts them on other devices immediately via the cloud. How do I enable Google Photos to automatically sync to my ...
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How to access mounted online accounts from filesystem?

I added my Google Drive to Online Accounts as described in How to Access your Google Drive Account in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. It works fine from the graphic interface: But how do I access it through the ...
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Is using a Google Drive client together with a sync tool a good or bad idea?

I have an employer-provided Google Drive account with almost 1 TB of data on. Basically everything I work on is on the Google Drive. It functions as a sort of live backup. Also, I'm running Ubuntu. ...
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Open Drive stuck on getting files info

As Google Drive using GNOME Online accounts takes a very long time to load my files, I installed the best free alternative I thought that was available, i.e. Open Drive using sudo snap install odrive-...
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Accessing other computers synced through Google Drive from Ubuntu 18.04

I have a Ubuntu desktop and a Macbook Air. I use the Google Drive mac app (Backup and Sync) to sync everything on my laptop. I can access it from my phone, I can access it from a browser etc. ...
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Cannot uninstall 'uritemplate' [duplicate]

When trying to install Overgrive, I'm getting the following issue: Cannot uninstall 'uritemplate'. It is a distutils installed project and thus we cannot accurately determine which files belong to ...
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How do I create a key binding that allows me to mount my google drive?

I want to mount/unmount my google drive using google-drive-ocamlfusewith a key binding without having to open a terminal. How can I set this up?
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Is there a way to create a key binding that would allow me to mount my googledrive? [duplicate]

I'm working on a CB3-532 Chromebook with GalliumOS and my google-drive-ocamlfuse is working fine, but what I was wondering is if there's a way to mount/unmount my google drive with a key binding ...
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Is it possible to have Nautilus show hidden files except for one specific folder?

In general, I like to see all the hidden files. So I have used Ctrl+H to have Nautilus show all the hidden files. But now thanks to this issue with google drive, I like Nautilus not to show the ...
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How to view list of files in Google Drive?

When I list directory components with $ ls /run/user/1000/gvfs/google-drive:host=gmail.com,user=address 1BzrSykm6X7BBm09yZ7Qcsj_5lL1dMtrN 1p55c8zr6M617qoFU8BopppxaLh0qJTd8 ...
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Whitelist GoogleUpdate.exe in Firewall settings on Ubuntu system

I am trying to install Google Drive's 'Backup and sync' on my Ubuntu 18.04 but as this is not available for Linux systems. I am using Wine to install Window's exe file. So while running the exe file, ...
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Why does Google Drive in Ubuntu show additional files compared with the web app?

I see way more files in my mapped Google Drive dir in Ubuntu compared with what I see when I use the Google Drive web app. These extra items are also not in my "Shared with me" folder in the web app.
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Google File Stream functionality on Ubuntu

What options exist for Ubuntu users to get similar functionality to Google File Stream on Windows/Mac? I need two functionalities: All data lives in the Google Drive cloud and is only downloaded when ...
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Google Drive on Login [duplicate]

I am fairly new to the Linux world, and i was wondering how could i mount my google drive using google-drive-ocamlfuse only when i login with my personal account. From what i understand i can not use ...
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Google Drive Nautilus Mount Point

As per this article, I am able to get nautilus integration with google drive and can manually copy files into google drive via the GUI, however I would like to be able to write a small shell script to ...
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How to configure gdrive for deja-dup?

Currently using Kubuntu 18.04. I am trying to set up deja-dup to backup my files to my Google Drive. I have already added my google accounts and can access my files on Google Drive through dolphin. ...
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How can I access my google drive or external hard from windows bash?

I want to download on my google drive or an external hard but when I run ls /mnt/ the bash does not show me the external hard. Also when I go to my g drive which is my google drive I can not yee the ...