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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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Setup and sync multiple Google Drives

I am trying to setup and sync multiple instances of Google Drive on OS X Mavericks. I have tried the two following instructions here, and here, but to no avail. Each time I try to run the new ...
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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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Incoming files not visible google drive

I can not view all folders that have been shared. Incoming on my iPhone 5c shows only 3 folders whereas on my PC I see all 10 folders that have been shared on google drive What's up with the ...
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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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Mac crashing. Kernel problem? [closed]

I had recently installed Google Drive on my Macbook Pro running Snow Leopard 10.6.8 but it kept crashing my computer to the point where it would not start. I deleted Google Drive in Single User Mode, ...
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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 ...
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Is there a way to edit google spreadsheets offline on iphone?

I downloaded their app but it doesn't let me edit them when offline. But some websites seem to say it's possible to edit them offline. Any ideas?
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How come Dropbox gets an icon in Finder sidebar?

How come Dropbox gets a non-generic icon in Finder's sidebar, when other directories like Google Drive and Sites (native in OS X before Lion) all have the same generic one? How can I customise the ...
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Is there a list of Google Drive compatibility issues?

Is there a list of compatibility issues? Has anyone any information on compatibility issues between Google Drive and other Mac software? I would like to use Google Drive for Google Docs support, ...
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Can't see keychain passwords on another mac

I am syncing one of my keychains over Google Drive. Unfortunately things which I add on Snow Leopard I am unable to see on Mountain Lion. Is it some common issue, which could be easily fixed? Or can ...
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Can an iOS device be backed up to Google Drive?

I just found out today that Google is opening a cloud storage engine (a potential competitor to iCloud) called Google Drive, and I was wondering if there might be some way to backup your iOS device to ...