How to install Open Drive (Google Drive Client)
on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Open Drive (Google Drive Client)

Open Drive (Google Drive Client)

Optimus Crime (ishan-bn14)

This is a Linux GUI client for Google Drive.

Open Drive is google drive client for desktops written in Electron. Its fast,secure and easy to use. Features:

  • Automatic synchronization between file.
  • Automatically updates modified files.
  • Gives Notification
  • Run in system tray
  • No need to spend money.

N.B. - Thanks to original authors for the app, Since it is not available in snap store I just tried to publish it unofficially until the original authors make it release on the store.

Details for Open Drive (Google Drive Client)

License
GPL-3.0+
Last updated
25 August 2018

Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and install Open Drive (Google Drive Client)

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again or restart your system to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install Open Drive (Google Drive Client)

To install Open Drive (Google Drive Client), simply use the following command:

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