Google Drive on Ubuntu with Insync

Size matters the more so when it comes for free

Dropbox, or our use of it, messed up our files and versions. My free allowance on Dropbox is 6.75 GB. The free allowance of Google Drive at the time of writing this post is 15 GB.

Installation of Insync on Ubuntu

While we set up Owncloud for files synced, we tested Google Drive as per https://www.insynchq.com/downloads

As per https://www.insynchq.com/downloads

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-key adv –keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com –recv-keys ACCAF35C
$ lsb_release -a
$ sudo vi /etc/apt/sources.list.d/insync.list
$ sudo apt-get install insync

Forget

Freeman Dyson “Forgetting is so important: it makes room for new things!”

Alan Kay: I think the trick with knowledge is to “acquire it, and forget all except the perfume” —because it is noisy and sometimes drowns out one’s own “brain voices”. The perfume part is important because it will help find the knowledge again to help get to the destinations the inner urges pick.

Disconnected notes from an amnesiac