How to automate backup of your files to your Google drive from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS

None of the¬†available Google drive clients (CLI) offers automated sync of your files to your Google drive. In our previous article, we have shown you how to install and configure your Google drive client, gdrive. Now we will take you one step further, and show you how to make a simple shell script to sync your files to your Google drive. Continue reading “How to automate backup of your files to your Google drive from Ubuntu 14.04 LTS”

How to install CLI Google Drive client on Ubuntu 14.04

All new GDrive clients require new version of Google programming language (golang) installed on Ubuntu 14.04. I’ve found that version that is available on Ubuntu repository (1.2.1) is simply not high enough, and therefore I recommend installing golang from the source, Google. To install golang, first we need to install some additional software: Continue reading “How to install CLI Google Drive client on Ubuntu 14.04”