If you use Google drive to store your data and access across your devices then you may know that there is no official client available for Linux. There are unofficial clients available like Grive, Insync, Grive-Tools and Syncdrive(which is no longer functional - obsoleted but was great client, released and maintained by Pear OS developers).
Basically client is a front-end of Google Drive which sync files between your account and computer. Today we will take a look at Insync which is another perfect unofficial clients which offers most, it is cross platform available for Linux, Windows, and Mac.

It preserve your directory hierarchy: you've spent weeks and months organizing your system. Naturally, you want them preserved. Insync allows you to connect to Google Drive without sacrificing directory integrity.
Works perfect with Microsoft Office: sometimes a colleague wants to use Google Docs and sometimes you want to use Microsoft Office. Insync automagically converts between Google Docs and Microsoft Office so you get the best of both worlds.
Use your external hard drive as a photo backup: your memories are important. Preserve them permanently in Google Drive but access them locally in an external drive.
Share photos and videos using a link: share your photos and videos publicly or privately using a link. Just right-click and share. Super easy.


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Attention: There is a limited time offer going on, you can get Insync plus account for free, which costs usually 25$ (40 hours left - from now 20:00, 17th May), in order to get plus account download and install Insync, then login and activate within 24 hours to get this free offer.

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Download Insync

You can integrate insync with your file manager, it is available for Nautilus, Nemo, Dolphin, Caja and Thunar. First install Insync then run update command then install command for file manager.

If you are using Ubuntu 16.04 (64bit) and Insync doesn't start then run this command to fix it:

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