How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya Easy Guide

July 3rd, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Google Drive Quick-Start on Linux Mint 18.2




Hello Mint User! This Easy & Step-by-step Tutorial Shows You How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya LTS 32/64bit GNU/Linux Mate/Cinnamon/KDE/Xfce Desktops.

First of all, 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.

Furthermore a similar feature it’s Not Available at this time for the KDE Dolphin File Manager, so also on Plasma you’ll have to install and use the Gnome file manager…

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

How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Featured
  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Open Terminal



  2. Then to Install 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. And to Launch Gnome Online Accounts from Shell

    Exec=env XDG_CURRENT_DESKTOP=GNOME gnome-control-center --overview
  4. Furthermore the Google Drive Account Set-Up

    Select the Online Accounts.
    How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Gnome Online Accounts
    Click on “Add Online Account.”
    How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Adding Online Account
    Pick Google.
    How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Select Google
    Enter Your’s Google Account Credentials…
    How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Sygn In to Google Account
    Then the Google Drive Integration should be Working!
    How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Google Drive Integration



  5. Finally Access Google-Drive Folder on File Manager

    How-to Install Google Drive on Linux Mint 18.2 Sonya - Google Drive on File Manager

    On KDE Desktop You will have to Install and Use Nautilus…

  6. Make an Alias to Easily Access the Online Accounts (Optional)

    Get Alias Command Guide

Thanks to webupd8.org

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