How to Install OneDrive on Linux Mint 18

October 27, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install OneDrive Linux Mint 18

Welcome Linux User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install OneDrive Xybu D Old Client on Linux Mint 18 Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia Desktops.

And the Linux Mint 18 OneDrive Client enables you to Sync Local Directories with remote OneDrive Repositories (a.k.a., “Drive”) of one or more OneDrive Personal account.

Especially relevant, there are 2 different Solutions to Install OneDrive Xybu Client on Mint: the D Old and the Dev.

Here I show the stable Xybu OneDrive D Old Installation but if you prefer you can Try instead the New Development Setup.

Finally, finds Guidance on How to Getting-Started with OneDrive Files Syncing in Linux Mint Desktop.

How to Install OneDrive on Linux Mint 18 - Featured
  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install OneDrive on Linux Mint 18 - Open Terminal
  2. Install Required Python 3 PIP for Linux Mint

    Mint Python 3 PIP Install Guide
  3. How to Download Microsoft OneDrive Linux Client

    OneDrive Linux
  4. Then Install OneDrive Linux Mint Client

    sudo python3 setup.py install

    And after clean with:

    sudo python3 setup.py clean
  5. Next Make Needed Setup

    mkdir ~/.onedrive
    cp ./onedrive_d/res/default_ignore.ini ~/.onedrive/ignore_v2.ini
  6. Finally, Create Log File

    sudo touch /var/log/onedrive_d.log

    And Set Permissions with:

    sudo chown [YOURUSER] /var/log/onedrive_d.log

    Change [YOURUSER] with your’s Current User!

  7. How to Quick Start Syncing OneDrive on Mint

    Getting-Started OneDrive Sync for Mint

Thanks to Xiangyu Bu


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