This simple tutorial is going to show you how to install Insync for Linux in Ubuntu using PPA.

Insync is Google Drive for power and business user. It supports multiple Google accounts, offline Google Docs editing, right-click share, recent changes notifications, non-admin Windows install, external hard drive support.

Insync for Linux is still in beta release, it has been tested in Ubuntu 12.04 and Linux Mint 13.

Install Insync in Ubuntu using PPA:

The PPA supports Ubuntu 12.10, 12.04, 11.10, 11.04, and 10.10. For command line, hit Ctrl+Alt+T, and run following 3 commands in terminal:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:trebelnik-stefina/insync
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install insync-beta-ubuntu

For graphical way, go to Ubuntu Software Center -> navigate to Edit -> Software Sources… -> Other Software tab -> click Add and type in following to add PPA.

ppa:trebelnik-stefina/insync

Then update cache by launching Update Manager from the dash -> click on Check button.

Finally, re-open Ubuntu Software Center, search for and install insync-beta-ubuntu package.

Once installed finish, run insync in terminal:

insync

Or, open Startup Applications and add it as start at login.

Enjoy!

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