The client software was available for the following platforms: personal computers running Windows, Mac OS X, smartphones and tablets with Android , iPhone and iPad. Linux Support was absent until recently, but recently Fan Club has created a graphical interface for Google Grive called Grive-Tools, which is compatible with the following desktop environment: Unity, Mate, Gnome Classic and LXDE.
- Grive-Tools to assist you in installing and setting up Google Drive in Ubuntu.
- Grive-Tools consists of the following components :
- Grive-Setup – basic setup and configuration.
- Grive indicator Google Drive, which is displayed on the panel.
The graphical installer will guide you through the installation and configuration of Google Drive in your home directory .
You can access the files on the Google Drive locally and synchronize your files with Google Drive online. (Without account to Google Docs)
Auto Sync – Grive-Tools. New files and folders will be downloaded to your Google Drive automatically after a few seconds.
Grive Indicator application supports both light and dark desktop theme.
Notification on the screen inform about the activities Google Drive.
Possibility of the integration of Google Drive icon on the panel Unity.
Open a terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T), copy and run the following commands:
Once the installation is finished, start the customization from Grive-Setup from the menu.
You will be prompted to confirm your Google account in the browser:
After entering your data Google account, you will immediately be sent to the code:
Copy and paste it into the window Grive Setup:
And so the installation is finished:
To display panel indicator in the system tray – Google Drive Indicator, activate it from the menu, drag the Unity icon Google Drive!