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Top Open Source Google Drive Clients For Linux 2018

Google Drive can be the best option if you are looking to store your contents online safely. You can even edit your documents, spreadsheets, presentations and other documents. For now, google has officialy developed a client application for Windows, OS X, iOS and Android platform but not for linux operating systems. Meanwhile, there are number of open source google drive clients available for linux.

In this post, we will show some of the best open source google drive clients for a linux operating system in 2018.

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Top Open Source Google Drive Clients For Linux 2018

1) GoSync

Developed by himanshu chauhan, GoSync is useful google drive cleints for linux distros. It is written in python language. It syncs everything from the drive. By default, the sync is turned on. You can pause it by clicking “Pause/Resume Sync” menu item. GoSync also monitors for the file changes in the local mirror directory. When a new file is created in local mirror, it is immediately uploaded to the Google Drive.

Download GoSync

2) google-drive-ocamlfuse

google-drive-ocamlfuse is a FUSE filesystem backed by Google Drive, written in OCaml. It lets you mount your Google Drive on Linux.

How To Install

Use the commands below:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alessandro-strada/ppa
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install google-drive-ocamlfuse

3) Drive

This application is developed by google employee Burcu Dogan. Drive is a tiny program to pull or push Google Drive files. Now this application is maintained by Emmanuel T Odeke.

Download Drive

4) Rclone

Rclone is another amazing tool to sync your files to google drive. It lets you sync files and directories to and from:
1)Google Drive
2)Amazon Drive
3)Amazon s3
7)And many more

Download Rclone

5) Grive 2

Grive2 is the fork of the original abandoned applicaiton Grive. Grive2 can do two-side synchronization between the Google Drive and local directory: it can download and upload changed files, create new directories, and move deleted files to trash.

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Download Grive2

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