How to Install OneDrive Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Skilion Client Easy Guide

April 16, 2018 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

OneDrive Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Skilion Client

You are Welcome! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How to Install OneDrive Skilion Client on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial Desktops.

And the Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial OneDrive Installation it’s easy, just follow the detailed Instructions and Commands.

Especially relevant, actually there are 3 different Solutions to Install OneDrive Client on Ubuntu: the Skilion, the Xybu D Old and the Xybu Dev.

Each of these has his Pro and Cons but in All Cases its seem to be all nicely Working as OneDrive Clients.

OneDrive Skilion Features:

  • State caching
  • Real-Time file monitoring with Inotify
  • Resumable uploads
  • Support OneDrive for Business (part of Office 365)
  • Shared folders (not Business)

What’s missing:

  • While local changes are uploaded right away, remote changes are delayed
  • No GUI

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

How to Install Skilion OneDrive on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Featured
  1. First Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    How to Install Skilion OneDrive on Ubuntu 16.04 Xenial - Open Terminal
  2. How to Install D Compiler on Ubuntu

    DMD Installation on Ubuntu
  3. Then Installing Git

    sudo apt install git
  4. Finally, to Install OneDrive on Ubuntu

    cd /tmp/

    Clone the Skilion Git Repo with:

    git clone

    Then to Make and Install:

    cd onedrive
    sudo make install
  5. Finally, again, Install Required Packages

    sudo apt install libcurl4 libcurl4-nss-dev libsqlite3-dev

    These packages may conflict with the actual DMD Compiler Setup and so can’t be Installed Before…

  6. QuickStart Syncing Skilion OneDrive on Ubuntu

    Skilion OneDrive Sync Ubuntu

Thanks to Skilion

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