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Cli Google Drive Client Grive2: How To Enable Automatic Synchronization

Aug 02, 2018, 04:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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Grive2, a command line Google Drive client for Linux which supports partial sync, is quite popular among Linux users, but many probably don't know that the tool includes a built-in solution for automatic synchronization of Google Drive files with a local folder. The Grive2 GitHub project page was recently updated to include instructions for enabling an automatic sync solution: scheduled sync (check for changes on Google Drive every 5 minutes and sync the changes locally) and sync on local file change events (automatically upload new and changed files from the local file system as they happen) with Google Drive, by using inotify with systemd units.

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