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Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service, which enables user cloud storage, file sharing and collaborative editing. It includes Google Docs, an office suite of productivity applications, that offer editing on documents, spreadsheets, presentations, etc.

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Why is the system file count different than the number of files uploaded by filezilla

I recently signed Google Drive's 2TB plan to put my backups. Then the process of choosing the best method to upload my files began. After many tries and errors and 3 1/2 days of uploading files (see ...
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Is there any way to upload large amounts of files to Google Drive with a decent speed besides Filezilla Pro and RClone?

I signed for Google Drive's Premium 2TB plan for my backups and needed a way to send more than 1 million+ of files there. Web interface is very problematic for this purpose as if the transfer has any ...
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Mounting Google Drive files in TermUX on Android

I need to mount some Google Drive files in the TermUX client on my Realme 8 5G Android 12 device. This is so that I may then copy and backup some of the files to Github (or, alternatively, it, in ...
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Unable to install google-drive-ocamlfuse on Fedora 38

I would like to mount Google drive to a local directory and for that, I would like to install google-drive-ocamlfuse on my up-to-date Fedora 38 but I get the following errors: $ sudo dnf install ...
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How to download all files shared in a google drive folder?

None of the other solutions answers are working. I have hundreds of images and some subfolders in a publicly shared google drive folder. I want to download all of them. How can I do that? Thank you.
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Firefox Does not read keyboard on google drive sites

Sites like google docs, sheets, slides, drive do not read the keyboard input but the keyboard works on other sites. All google apps work in Chromium. Linux Mint 21.1
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Unable to navigate to local google drive sync files in Linux Mint

I am using linux mint 20.1 Cinnamon. I have turned on google account in online account setting for google drive syncronisation. So in my folder explorer, there is an entry under networks relating to ...
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systemd service to mount google drive directories with gdfuse not working

I have a simple service that launches a script that mounts google drive directories via gdfuse. The script works when run manually from the terminal. It fails when launched using systemd, which seems ...
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Using Google Ocamlfuse to mount a Google drive without root user being able to see files

I have a server with a lot of unused processing power. I have a friend who does some modeling, calculations, etc., and would like to invite him to use my server. However, I want to give him assured ...
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gdrive not working on Fedora 35

I would like to access my cloud data on Google Drive from terminal, so I have downloaded gdrive from this source; I have selected gdrive_2.1.1_linux_amd64.tar.gz since I am on Fedora 35 with a 64 bit ...
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Invalid characters replace using VIM

In my file due to some reasons some invalid characters are coming making it very huge file. Sample below of one line. I am not sure where these characters are coming from(I am using google drive ...
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Google drive bash to move / copy google-based file: Operation not permitted

Does anyone of you know how (and if) i can use cp mv to move google-based file (.gsheet .gdocs etc) within the /Volumes of Google drive? mv website\ 4.gslides website\ 42.gslides mv: cannot move '...
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Copying Google Files in Drive Using Terminal

I use the terminal on Mac OSX to navigate my personal Google Drive folder. I stream files to my machine. I can navigate my files find, but have found that I cannot copy (cp) files. Is anyone aware of ...
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Shell script runs manually, but doesn't behave as expected when started by systemd

I'm trying to get google-drive-ocamlfuse to mount on Fedora 35 Linux at startup. I've installed opam and successfully installed google-drive-ocamlfuse. Because this is on a laptop using WiFi to ...
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Can you navigate GNOME Google Drive with terminal?

I'm setting up my new System76 machine with Pop!_OS, which allowed me to login with Google Drive with GNOME, however (as mentioned here), if you navigate through the GUI file browser to terminal, they'...
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How do I get or set individual cells in a Google Spreadsheet from bash

I could really use a way to get or set individual cells in a Google Spreadsheet from bash, without having to download the entire sheet, make an update and re-upload the entire sheet. Is this the ...
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How to download a large public Google Drive folder with CLI without authentication?

I checked many existing answers and I still didn't find a tool that would work with public folder / no authentication. I have a Google Drive URL that looks like this: drive.google.com/drive/folders/...
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File names changing during googledrive or dropbox sync'ing

when i copy/paste files or just move them from googledrive cloud their name's change to a long weird senseless sequence of characters. Anyone knows how to fix it? i have googledrive mounted in my ...
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How to install insync in void linux?

I am trying out void linux in a virtual box. Is there a way to install insync in void linux? Being an independently developed linux distro, it is not easy to install insync on void linux. Can someone ...
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Why is there a discrepancy in the size shown by df and du for a mounted google drive storage account?

I am using cp to copy directories from a mounted google drive storage account to disk. I need to find out the total size of all directories to be copied from google drive to disk to know the amount of ...
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Upload Files to Google Drive using Live Usb

I have a problem, My windows os crashed and is not booting up. I want the files to be backed up before reinstalling the os. I know about linux distros and can run then live through a pendrive and copy ...
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How to sync Linux folder on Google drive with bash?

I know this is a sort of entry-level question but: is there a simple way to sync a folder on Ubuntu computers (let's say Documents) with Google drive? I tried with grive, but I get an access error on ...
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rsync: How to copy files to another file system just once unless updated?

I need to transfer some files from my Ubuntu computer to my Google Drive, mounted as gdfuse using google-drive-ocamlfuse. My go-to way to do this would be to run rsync -avhP /home/me/python /media/me/...
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Downloading large folder from Google Drive

I want to write a script to download this folder from Google Drive. The script is aimed for non-expert UNIX users so I don't want to use more than curl or wget.  I've seen solutions with the fileid, ...
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Google Drive does not work after a reboot

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 add kio-gdrive in debian

I'm new to Debian. I'm using KDE plasma in Debian. In Dolphin there is no gdrive folder. Before this I was using Kubuntu. I saw the default G-drive access. But here its not available. Please help me ...
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How to remove google drive folder from Computer

Is there a way to definitely delete the google drive folder appeared in the Computer desktop folder in Linux Mint 19.2? It seems it is treated from the os like a mounted partition, but unmounting it ...
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Uploading files from SUSE Linux to Google Drive using command line or shell

How do I upload files from SUSE Linux to Google Drive using command line or shell scripting? I have seen the question Mount Google Drive in Linux?, which suggests "Grive" and "Gdrive", but these fail ...
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script to move files to Google Drive

I have a CentOS 7 server, no desktop gui. It's used for inbound/outbound VOIP call recording, my plan is to copy today's recordings to my Google Drive. I have seen multiple Google Drive Linux ...
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Debian removal of Google Drive folder without deleting its files

After signing in to Google Chrome on Debian, I noticed that I had very little storage space. I found out that this was because my /var/host/media/fuse/ folder contained a folder named drivefs- ...
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How can I sync a directory with Google Drive, using GNOME accounts?

I can mount my Google Drive using GNOME, but can I set up something to sync a local directory to the remote directory? I noticed that the filesystem is mounted at something like /run/user/gvfs..., but ...
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share Google Drive File Stream folder from Windows partition, in dual-boot system

I am familiar with suggestions like the tools listed in https://askubuntu.com/questions/1099852/google-file-stream-functionality-on-ubuntu and myself use google-drive-ocamlfuse on a few servers. ...
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How to write a script to move files with a specific name from folder "A" to folder "B" in my Google drive?

How can I write a script that moves files with a certain name from a certain folder to another certain folder in my Google drive? Example: I have a folder named 'A' with three files named 'X', 'Y', ...
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Syncing specific local and remote folders on Google Drive (Ubuntu)

I need to sync a specific local folder (and subfolders) on an Ubuntu machine with a specific remote folder on Google Drive. I've found a few programs that let me select a specific local folder but ...
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exit 255 when copy with rysnc on linux

I would like to copy some files from my remote to google drive using rsync. On the terminal I do nohup rsync /mylocal/mydir/subdir/. mydrive:folder/data/mydir/subdir & but it exits giving ...
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ERROR : : error reading source directory: directory not found on linux when copying with rclone

I am trying to copy from google drive to my remote with Rclone on Linux using $ rclone copy name:a/b/c/myfolder/. /home/b/c/myfolder and get, ERROR : : error reading source directory: directory ...
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Upload file to Google Docs with a script

I want to upload a file to Google Docs with a script, to avoid doing it manually over and over again. Is there a way to do that simpler than scripting this with a Selenium what would be really ...
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Parse output with dynamic col widths and empty fields

gdrive has a sub command list which prints a list of files like the following example: gdrive list Output: Id Name Type Size Created ...
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Mount Google Drive without root or FUSE

I've got a plan on a shared hosting server that doesn't allow me to use root or install a FUSE module. I'm aware of the existence of Googles own drive tool, and rclone, but they both offer barebones ...
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How to access Google Drive from the command line using shell in ChromeOS?

Is it possible to have command-line access to Google Drive from the crosh shell? Conceivably, something like: cd ~/'Google Drive' In my current environment Developer is enabled so I've got root ...
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How can I extract data from a command output with Bash?

I'm new to Linux and I'd like to get the "DRIVE GB" from this output: [randall@home gdrive]$ drive quota Name: Randall D Account type: UNLIMITED Bytes Used: 290959662516 (270.98GB) Bytes ...
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Mounted Dir as Apache Root?

I would like to have my Apache root the same directory as my google-drive-ocamlfuse mount for automated back-ups to my drive as I code. I have already changed the root dir, but I get a 403 permissions ...
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Mount a folder as a USB drive

I'm on Linux Mint. I'm trying to mount a folder so that the system recognizes it as a USB drive. To be able to specify file system type would be a bonus. My end goal is to use google-drive-ocamlfuse ...
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Download google drive folder's file via wget

I want to download google drive folders file via wget how it is possible? I have folder version in google drive and in that version folder all version apk file of my mobile app. Folder tree like ...
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How to automate downloading recent file uploaded in Google Drive folder?

I want to automate the downloading of files that are daily uploaded to a shared Google Drive folder.
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Backing up with Google drive

I've recently switched from Windows to Linux, and have tried keeping certain things similar. Mainly, I work in LaTeX a lot, and have stored all of my work in Google Drive. With how Google Drive on ...
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centos gdrive script, upload to new folder

I'm using https://github.com/prasmussen/gdrive Hello, I'm trying to run a daily script that creates a folder in Google Drive and then uploads a bunch of tar archives in it. So far I can create the ...
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Google Drive Desktop on CentOS

Hope you guys are fine. I want a Google Drive folder on my CentOS 6.8 desktop like what we have on windows. I will link that folder to my school account and it will start syncing my local files on the ...
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Is it possible to run GDrive with Bourne Shell or Almquist shell (sh or ash) on xiaomi smart ip camera? [closed]

I have an IP camera with the armv5tejl processor. My aim is to send videos from camera to GoogleDrive. I downloaded gdrive but it can be run only with bash. Is it possible to run gdrive somehow ...
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upload files from remote VM without graphic interface to google drive

I would like to upload a zipped folder to my google drive. The file is large and takes a long time to download to my local machine and even longer to upload it to drive. I was hoping to save some ...
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