Insync Repository Available For Ubuntu, Linux Mint And Debian Users

insync ubuntuInsync, 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: natty, oneiric, precise and quantal Debian: squeeze and lennyLinux Mint: lisa and maya
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 $(lsb_release -cs) non-free” | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/insync.list
– for Debian:
echo “deb $(lsb_release -cs) non-free” | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list
– for Linux Mint
echo “deb $(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 – | 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
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-cinnamon
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-kde

For other Linux distributions, see the new Insync Linux page:

Originally published at WebUpd8: Daily Ubuntu / Linux news and application reviews.

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    Posted October 25, 2012 by Andrew in category "Ubuntu