Google Drive Client QuickStart for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Easy Guide

November 29th, 2016 by thelinuxevangelist

Google Drive Files Access on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety




Hello Ubuntu User! This Easy & Step-by-step Tutorial Shows You How-to QuickStart to Sync / Access Google Drive Cloud Files on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak 32/64bit GNU/Linux Unity Desktop.

Thanks to the new feature in Gnome 3.18+ Online Accounts is easy to have access to contents on the Google Drive and other Cloud Services.

Then to launch the administration tool of Online Accounts from desktops not Gnome / Unity will be necessary to make use of a Shell Command.




This is an essential Zen guide that simply seeks to bring each user to the target in the easiest and quickest way.

Install Google Drive Client for Linux Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctr+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Google Drive Client QuickStart on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Open Terminal



  2. Installing Gnome Online Accounts

    sudo apt-get install gnome-control-center gnome-online-accounts

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. Launching Gnome Online Accounts from Shell

    gnome-control-center online-accounts
  4. Google Drive Account Set-Up

    Select the Online Accounts.
    Google Drive Client QuickStart on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Gnome Online Accounts
    Click on “Add Online Account.”
    Google Drive Client QuickStart on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Adding Online Account
    Pick Google.
    Google Drive Client QuickStart on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Select Google
    Enter Your’s Google Account Credentials…
    Google Drive Client QuickStart on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Sygn In to Google Account
    Then the Google Drive Integration should be Working!
    Google Drive Client QuickStart on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Google Drive Integration
  5. Accessing Google-Drive Folder on File Manager

    Google Drive Client QuickStart on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety - Google Drive on File Manager
  6. Make an Alias to Easily Access the Online Accounts (Optional)

    Get Alias Command Guide




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