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Insync, an unofficial Google Drive client for Linux, is now available in a repository for Ubuntu, Linux Mint and Debian users and it's recommended you add since you'll get automatic updates.


The Insync repository is available for:
  • Ubuntu: precise (12.04), quantal (12.10) and raring (13.04)
  • Debian: squeeze and lenny
  • Linux Mint: lisa (12), maya (13) and nadia (14)

If you're using one of the above Ubuntu, Debian or Linux Mint versions, add the repository using the following command:

- for Ubuntu:
echo "deb http://apt.insynchq.com/ubuntu $(lsb_release -cs) non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/insync.list

- for Debian:
echo "deb http://apt.insynchq.com/debian $(lsb_release -cs) non-free" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list

- for Linux Mint
echo "deb http://apt.insynchq.com/mint $(lsb_release -cs) non-free" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/insync.list


Then, for any of the above, import the key and update the software sources:
wget -O - https://d2t3ff60b2tol4.cloudfront.net/services@insynchq.com.gpg.key | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-get update


And finally, install Insync if you haven't already:

Unity (appindicator):
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-ubuntu

GNOME Shell:
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-gnome

Cinnamon:
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-cinnamon

KDE4:
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-kde

Mate Desktop:
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-mate


For Xfce, you'll also need to add the WebUpd8 PPA (works with Ubuntu and Linux Mint - don't add it on Debian!), because Insync for Xfce depends on thunarx-python, which is not available in the official Ubuntu repositories (it's available in our PPA for Ubuntu 12.10 and 12.04):
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:nilarimogard/webupd8
sudo apt-get update

And then you can install Insync for Xfce:
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-xfce

It's recommended to use it with Thunar 1.6.


For other Linux distributions, see the new Insync Linux page: https://www.insynchq.com/linux
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