I am a student. When our course teacher provides a document or materials our CR (class representative) uploads these files to google drive (although piazza is better for academic material). When I want to download an update of the drive I always have to check the drive status, that is boring and time consuming.

So, I need a tool that automatically downloads the changes to the google drive folder, where I just have to provide the path or url of the link.

I'm not sure if wget or rsync provide this feature or not.


Try rclone or Insync or Grive for example (although Insync is not free), to sync your Google Drive to your Linux. Hopefully these tools will work on your flavour of Linux.

  • give me a example(how to use)? – alhelal May 13 '17 at 10:06
  • github.com/prasmussen/gdrive – tso May 13 '17 at 12:03
  • investing a bit of reading into something what you want to use is never a bad idea. there is a nice guide on the rclone webpage on how to set it up with google drive, you'll find it at rclone.org/drive – mazs May 15 '17 at 8:49

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