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Grive has Problem with libboost library after Update to Ubuntu 19.04

Since I updated Ubuntu to version 19.04 grive is not working anymore. Grive requires libboost in version 1.65.1 but my ubuntu has libboost only in version 1.67.0. I already reported this as an issue ...
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Overgrive tray icon is not displayed

I've been using Overgrive for a while and suddenly I realized that in some point the tray icon stopped being loaded. I don't know when and why. However, Overgrive is running and apparently working (...
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How to install grive tools on 16.04 or later [duplicate]

I see there are working packages for: Utopic Vivid Trusty But none for Xenial or later. Despite the fact that the code is in python and bash. Is the PPA auto build broken for it? I cant find a ...
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How to set up an hourly Cron job to run `grive` from `/etc/cron.hourly`?

I added the file grive.sh to /etc/cron.daily but the command doesn't seem to be running. I also copied it to /etc/cron.hourly but there has been no change to my Google Drive directory only. The file ...
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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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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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Can't install grive

I'm trying to install grive, but i recieve the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done E: Unable to locate package grive I ...
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Can grive2 sync to a google drive directory?

I'm syncing my server backups to google drive every night via a CRON job. But grive just drops the backups in my google drives root directory. I'd like to create a directory in google drive called "...
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Google Drive folder with dual boot Windows10 / Ubuntu16.04

I am planning to install Ubuntu 16.04 LTS on dual boot alongside with my already existing Windows10. Right now, pretty much all the files I use are in a single folder (let's call it myFiles) ...
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How to ignore multiple files and directories with grive?

Here is grive's man page section for ignore. --ignore <perl_regexp> Ignore files with relative paths matching this Perl Regular Expression. Value is remembered ...
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Grive2 automatically sync (on logout)

So I found that grive2 can be used to synchronize my google drive files. I also found a nice way to automatically sync google drive when I login to Ubuntu (16.04) desktop: Startup Application ...
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How do I adjust settings in overGrive?

So, I've got overgrive installed and synced, but how do I adjust the settings? I gotta reorganize files and such. I've tried opening the program and it just has a spinning wheel and then nothing, no ...
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How to set up Google Drive (grive) in Ubuntu 15.10?

I've been using Grive in Ubuntu 14.10, but after the upgrade to Ubuntu 15.10 the Google Drive app has been uninstalled automatically. How can I get it working again?
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Grive will not sync on Ubuntu 14.04

Yesterday I downloaded grive on my Ubuntu 14.04. All my google drive files are now in my grive folder on my PC. The problem is that I deleted some files in the grive folder and synced it (by writing "...
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Can not change folder location in overGrive - no syncing possible

The folder location to store my Google Drive files at is invalid according to .overgrive.log, [2016-01-26 22:58:16] [ERROR] Could not create Google Drive folder : /media/ martin/sklad/Google ...
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How to do partial sync in grive (grive2)

Grive2, which presents as grive version 0.4.0-1 seems to be working using the ppa from webupd8. Supposedly it can now do partial/selective sync. (see Is there a Google Drive client available?) But ...
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Failed to install Grive tools on Ubuntu 12.04

I was trying to install Grive tools via the PPA, but in the last step I got the error message: $ sudo apt-get install -y grive-tools Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree ...
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Store grive command output to variable in bash script

I am trying to create a script that syncs my computer with google drive using the grive tool. I would like to store the output of the grive command to a bash variable, but I can't seem to get it to ...
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Google Drive for Ubuntu 15.04? [duplicate]

Can someone please help me with finding a solution to getting Google Drive on Ubuntu 15.04? I tried installing Grive from the app store, but it doesn't show up in my installed apps anywhere. And when ...
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no files in grive Google Drive Folder

I have installed grive . It creates google drive folder . From gdrive menu bar when i click sync now it shows synchronizing and complete message .But no file syncs.My Auto sync is also on.
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Problems in Grive installation [duplicate]

jcf@jcf:~$ sudo apt-get install grive grive-toolsReading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Some packages could not be installed. This may mean ...
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Google drive not working [duplicate]

grive-tools and google-drive-ocamlfuse are not more working...does someone know another free (better open source) service for google account in ubuntu? Thanks
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grive sync error, possibly google API shift

I am having trouble syncing with my google drive account from grive running on Ubuntu 14.04. I have never had problems previously. I tried purging drive from my system and deleting all local folders, ...
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Grive synchronize only in one way (only upload)

I'd like to have synchronizing of Google Drive with grive but only in one way, i.e. only upload. Thanks to it I have: when a file is created in local drive, grive synchroinizes drives (upload), when ...
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Why does Ubuntu 14.10 want to remove Grive tools on upgrade from 14.04?

When running the upgrade tool (I'm currently on Ubuntu 14.04), I see "grive" as "no longer needed" and "grive-tools" listed for removal. Why does Ubuntu have to do this? Will I have to reinstall ...
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grive not synchronizing : sync time not long enough?

i have installed grive-tools as such : http://www.linuxtechi.com/mount-google-drive-in-ubuntu/ the synchronization is not working and my google drive folder remain empty. I wonder if my ...
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Installation error Google Drive did not Sync. Run Grive Setup again

I followed this link http://www.thefanclub.co.za/content/how-install-grive-tools-ubuntu-1204-64bit to install grive in my ubuntu 12.04. This link says that this suits 12.04. But after I finished ...
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Using Grive to backup Links to large folder

I have a folder that contains 2 Gig of photos for Shotwell that I want to backup using Grive. I created a Link to the folder and moved the link to the Google Drive folder. When I run Sync Now, it ...
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Run a command on Shutdown? [duplicate]

I recently installed Grive, a third party Google Drive tool for Ubuntu, and in order to sync the folders, you must run the command grive in the Google Drive folder in your home page. Is there a way I ...
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How do you find out where Lubuntu applications are after installation? (Grive specifically)

I'm very, very new to Linux / Lubuntu I have successfully installed several programs and found them in obvious locations. That said, I'm trying to install Grive, and since I'm using Lubuntu, I don't ...
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How to upload a file to google drive?

I would like to just upload files to google drive from the command line. I don't care about synchronisation. I just want to upload things to google drive and if they exist they get replaced if not ...
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Multiple Google Drive Accounts (grive)

I have installed grive for my Google Drive integration in Ubuntu 12.04, Can I to add multiple google accounts with multiple grive instances? I'm doing something similar with Dropbox then I would think ...
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Portable software in Linux

Can someone tell me how to create a portable application. I want to create a portable application of Grive client. In my school I don't have the right to install anything. Thanks.
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Backup Server docs and sql files with Grive

Has anyone ever used Grive for Ubuntu Server backs up to Google Drive? How safe would this be? (Not sure if my "anti-google" boss would like it too much but still)
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Grive on Ubuntu 12.10 gives: “error while loading shared libraries: libbfd-2.22-system.so” [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: There's an issue with an Alpha/Beta Release of Ubuntu, what should I do? I've just installed Ubuntu 12.10 and am trying to get Grive working using these instructions. ...
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How to make a launcher that will first navigate to a folder and then execute a command that resides in normal /usr/bin/

Okay this Question is basically directed for using GRIVE the linux client for Google Drive Details on how to do it are Here. The thing is that,evrytime i want the folder to sync,I have to navigate ...