How To Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 “Tara”

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In this post, we will integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19. If you don’t know what is Google Drive?, It is one of the most popular cloud storage destinations to store documents, music, and videos in the cloud, from Google.

Linux Mint 19 comes with the Gnome built-in Online Accounts feature that let us easily integrate Google Drive with Linux Mint 19.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 using Gnome Online Accounts

You should find Gnome Online Accounts in the system’s settings.

Cinnamon Desktop:

Go to Menu >> Preferences >> Online Accounts.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 - Open Online Accounts from GUI
Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 – Open Online Accounts from GUI

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Execute the command in the terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T) to bring up the Online Accounts configuration.

cinnamon-settings online-accounts

Click on Google to begin the Google Drive integration.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 - Online Accounts
Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 – Online Accounts

Enter the Email address on this page.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 - Login To Google Account
Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 – Login To Google Account

Log in to Google account by entering the password for your Gmail account.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 - Enter Password
Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 – Enter Password

Click Allow to let the GNOME manage your Google Account on your Linux Mint system.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 - Allow GNOME to Access
Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 – Allow GNOME to Access

This window lists you the services managed by GNOME in this computer. Click close.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 - Connected Services
Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 – Connected Services

Now, you should see your Google account in online accounts.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 - Connected Google Account
Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 – Connected Google Account

Open the files manager and then click on your Google account (below Network) in the left pane.

Wait for few seconds to let files manager retrieve your Google Drive’s data.

Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 - Access Google Drive
Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 – Access Google Drive

That’s All. You have successfully integrated Google Drive with Linux Mint’s online accounts feature.

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How To Integrate Google Drive on Linux Mint 19 “Tara”

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