Insync is an unofficial Google Drive Linux client that lets you synchronize your Google Docs in Linux systems, including Ubuntu. Until recently, you could only install it via third-party PPAs or by downloading the deb packages.

Now, it’s possible to add its office repository and install the software in Ubuntu, and this brief tutorial is going to show you how,.


  • Add Insync Repository in Ubuntu 12.10
  • Install Insync – Google Drive Client in Ubuntu 12.10
  • Enjoy!

To get started, press Ctrl – Alt – T on your keyboard to open the terminal. When it opens, run the commands below to add its repository’ key.

wget -O -[email protected] | sudo apt-key add -




Next, copy and paste the commands below to add its repository in Ubuntu 12.10

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb quantal non-free" >> /etc/apt/sources.list'




Finally, run the commands below to update your system and install Insync Google Drive in Ubuntu 12.10

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install insync-beta-ubuntu








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