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How to sync home folders with Dropbox/Onedrive/Google Drive?

For some reason, I'd like to sync my home folders (that is ~) with sync tools such as Dropbox/Onedrive/Google Drive. However, making a symbolism link is not working. Then I found some apps while none ...
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Symlinking ~/Documents to ~/Google Drive

I could not understand whether other questions had been answered, or if the answers were valid for my version of OS X (Mavericks), so I'm asking for the definite truth about the following: Can I ...
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Are Google services backed up by iCloud?

I saw that on my iPhone under iCloud settings Mail was turned off but under iCloud Drive it's turned on and Google Drive is turned on as well (didn't mess with those settings before). Are my Emails ...
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Where is the local Google Drive folder?

all. I need to find the local directory for Google Drive. So far, all I see is the "virtual" folder in the sidebar. I'm trying to do network transfers, but it won't recognize the sidebar folder.
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Dropbox, Google Drive and symlinks

My client has a 240GB SSD boot drive and a 2TB data drive. We've tried moving the whole /User/username folder and pointing to it using advanced options in the Users and Groups System Preference. That ...
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Symlink Google Drive

I want to sync folders that are on my Mac to Google Drive, without having to drag the folders to the Google Drive folder and preserving my folder structure on my Mac. I assumed you would have to ...
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“Where is FinderSyncAPIExtension?” (Google Drive)

For the last week or so I have been periodically getting this dialog popping up, shown below. It would seem from googling around that this is related to Google Drive. I have tried the recommendations ...
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How can I automatically sync photos between iOS6 devices and Google drive

Situation: Apple iPhone 4 running iOS 6. Not interested in upgrading to iOS 7 I'm looking for an app (willing to jail break phone) that will allow auto sync between google drive and the iPhone. So ...
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“Remind Me” about Google Docs

I learned about the "Remind me about…" feature of Siri a few weeks ago, and I tried to remind myself about a Google Document, but it claimed it couldn't. I tried in the actual document and the ...
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Google Drive as a local storage folder (iOS)

I want to know if I can use Google Drive's File Sharing folder to store files offline and that with the new "open in..." feature (WiFi OFF so copying files to that folder with NO UPLOAD)
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Google Drive won't start, odd 'Butt' menu bar icon

I just reinstalled OS X (10.11) and am now unable to get Drive working. When I start the application, a menu icon () appears, which seems to be the word 'Button' clipped short to fit, but I can only ...
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How to open .gdoc / .gsheet / .gwhatever properly without Google Drive's interpretation?

I use Safari as my default browser and an Epichrome SSB dedicated app for working with Google Drive / Google Docs. This works generally very well, except that Google Drive wants to force you into ...
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CHM reader with Dropbox/Google Drive support in iPad?

I would like to find some CHM reader which you can use to read CHM files which are located in Dropbox or Google Drive. I could not open books of those cloud services in CHMate premium, although there ...
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XAMPP error figuring out?

I am using Google Drive to sync files for web projects that I am creating. I have a PC (Windows 7 and windows Vista) and a Mac (10.11.1). XAMPP allows you to run PHP programs and databases on your ...
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Strange bug with Google Drive on Mac OS X?

It seems as though for random files after what seems to be a random amount of time, the file permissions are somehow changed. I have the app set up on a PC as well (running windows 7). This is ...
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Is it possible to use cloud file hosting and preserve folder structure in my home folder?

I want to use Copy.com or Google Drive to keep my laptop folders in sync with my other mac. But I want my Home folder to have the same structure: Desktop Pictures Movies Documents Downloads These ...
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Conflict between Google Drive shortcuts and Safari keyboard shortcuts

I am working with Google Drive (Google Document) and I have the next shortcut predefined to switch between windows in the same app: ⌘ + Shift + < The thing is that if I use that shortcut while I ...
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Google Drive OSX app automatically upload files from various root folders

I'm trying to sync folders from my computer to Google Drive using the OSX app, but the folders aren't in the "Google Drive" folder. I made a symlink in the "Google Drive" folder to the folder that ...
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Slow Mo video is not intact after uploading to the google drive

I took a slow mo video from my I phone 6 plus and when I uploaded it to the google drive the video was without slow mo ,Why is it so ? Is this kind of a bug?. I have faced this issue also when ...
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bi-directionally sync Google Photos on external drive

I see in this post (Any way to auto download or sync all Google+ photos to my Mac?) that there's a good solution to bi-directionally syncing photos between my laptop and my Google Photos account ...
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341kb “Icon” file in my Google Drive folders?

I'm not sure whether to ask this here or on another Stack Exchange site. See this screen capture: This seems to be consistent on most if not all of my Google Drive folders as seen in Finder. Also ...
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How can I download the entirety of my Google Drive to my iPhone?

iPhone 5c with the latest iOS and Google Drive app. I see that I can set individual photos to be available offline. This functionality is not available for folders though. Is there a third party app ...
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Access photos from Google Photos/Drive with iPad Air 2

I'm currently storing all my photos on Google Drive/Photos (auto-upload from Android, but also manual uploads of photos taken with various cameras). While I can sync Google Drive with my MBP and add ...
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Can't install 1.22 Google Drive version on OS X Yosemite 10.10.3

On my iMac, my Google Drive icon in menu bar always says "Not logged in", and files are not synced. I have notice that on my MacBook the version 1.22 is installed, while on the iMac the version ...
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How to enable searching inside Google Drive/Docs using Spotlight?

Has anyone found/created a working solution for searching inside Google Docs using Spotlight? Precipitate used to provide this functionality, but unfortunately no longer works and is no longer ...
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still unable to find google drive on the sidebar of mac

I still cannot find locate Google drive on my mac sidebar. I cannot find the google drive folder to drag and drop. When I click next to my user, the drive does not appear.
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How do I sync tags between two Macs using Google Drive?

I have two Macs, and I use Google Drive to sync my data. I created tags in Finder on one Mac for some of the files and directories in Drive, and they don't appear on the other one. Is this possible? ...
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“DatabaseError: database disk image is malformed” error dialog when re-opening Google Drive after re-installation

I recently ran into this problem when doing desktop support for a user, and wanted to share the solution. They had deleted the Google Drive app and re-installed it, but then kept seeing this error ...
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Why google drive create so many conflict files

I have a window system and a mac. When I create a file (e.g. a.cpp) in my window (with vim), google drive create a lots of files like a (1).cpp , a (2).cpp ... Some of them are delete by google drive ...
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Google Drive client fails to sync Pages documents

I have two Pages documents in a local folder. They should be synchronised to Google Drive by my Google Drive client. The documents appear as folders remotely. I'm getting "Upload error - an unknown ...
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Why doesn't Google Drive show up in the list of apps when sharing a photo?

Open the Photos app Select an image Pull up the menu (bottom left icon) Available apps are Message, Mail, Twitter, etc. Google Drive does not show up in that list (which seems to be called ...
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Google Drive doesn't appear on my Finder

I can see Dropbox but I can't find Google Drive on my Finder. If I want to sync a file to GDrive, I have to open the folder GDrive by click on the symbol of Gdrive. It's very inconvenient. I'm ...
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Old folder icon in Google Drive app on OS 10.10 Yosemite

Have this little problem, anyone knows how to fix it? Update the app didn't help. Tnx! So, with the help of @John the solution finds me. Thanks again! As for new icon I used this from dribble. Hope ...
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How to remove blank space on the menu bar?

For some reason I have a blank space on my menubar, It doesn't happen on my second screen, and when i click it disappears but appears in the other screen and so forth. I haven't done anything to the ...
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Put entire OS X home folder into Google Drive

I know it's possible to relocate the home folder on the mac to somewhere other than /Users/[username]. But would it be possible to move it to, say, /Users/[username]/Google Drive without messing up ...
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Is there any way to use iBooks author like pages/numbers/keynote on icloud?

I use iBook author for my school projects and need to collaborate with my group members. Is there any way we can do so like using icloud or google drive? It will be very helpful if it can display ...
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How to launch Google Drive in another user's session?

This is basically a follow up of a very similar broader question. Say I have two users, foo and bar. Only foo is logged in. If I manually log bar in I could set up Google Drive to auto start under ...
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Google Drive crashing Mac

I am looking to uninstall Google Drive without fully loading the computer, such as through Single user mode. I recently installed Drive and it is now crashing so my desktop will not load. I tried ...
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How to allow a different user to execute graphical applications [duplicate]

I am trying to find a way to su to a user and run a graphical applications (My goal is to run another instance of google drive but for now - just running any application would be fine). I am basically ...
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Running second Google Drive Crashes constantly on OSX Mavericks

I have been trying to get a second instance of Google Drive to run under another user on my MBP running Mavericks. I have been following the instructions here ...
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iTunes - How to actually synchronize libraries between 2 Mac with Google Drive

I have two macs (Mavericks) plus the latest version of iTunes. What I want to do is to mirror any change I do on one library to the other iTunes library using Google Drive (iTunes Library Mac 1 to ...
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How do I insert a tab character in a Google doc on iOS?

I'm trying to insert a tab character in my google doc from Google Drive for iOS7 while I lay out at the pool on vacation. I have a list and I need to insert an a. between 1 and 2, usually ...
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Google Drive on 3rd Partition with Windows 7 and Bootcamp

I have searched far and wide, hoping someone here has answer. The goal is to have OSX and Windows 7 on bootcamp, with a 3rd partition that both OSs read/write. Then Google Drive is installed on both ...
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How to open Google Drive links directly in Google Drive app

Is there a way to do this? Currently, the GDrive links I click in my emails open in Safari. Is this currently a limitation of the app (or iOS 7)? Is there a configuration I can change?
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Sync between Mac & PC version control system

Having both a PC & Mac for work, I would like to synchronize development between both devices. I could just use Dropbox or Google Drive, but I would like to have version control (git or ...
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In Google Drive on iOS, how do you change sharing permissions to be anything other than “Private”?

In Google Drive on iOS, how do you change sharing permissions for a file or folder from "Private" to "Anyone with the link" or "Public on the web"? I only see a way to add named users.
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How Do I Lock My Google Drive App (or files) on iPad?

How to lock my Google Drive app (or just one file on it) on my iPad so no one can view it if they find my iPad?
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Google Drive for OS sometimes unable to connect.

Sometimes Google drive for OS X turns gray telling it is unable to connect. The only cure is quit and launch again and it immediately starts to work. The Resume in menu is inactive. What causes ...
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Applications (Google Drive, Dropbox, Eclipse, etc) only start when I launch them from within their package

I am running Mountain Lion and I have an issue when trying to start certain applications: Dropbox, Google Drive and Eclipse. If I click their icon inside the Applications Folder or I try to launch ...
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Enable Parental Controls but allow Google Drive and game playing

I am administering the laptops of 2 of a friends's boys (13 and 15, so ...). I have put Parental Controls in place but this is playing havoc with Google Drive and Steam, possibly also Minecraft but ...