Backup on google drive

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anauf
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Backup on google drive

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Hello,

Newbie in Mint ( previously on Ubuntu 16) i'm looking for a solution to backup my photos and personal document ( stored on a separate hard drive ) to my Google Drive account

I achieve to connect to my Google drive to the folder explorer ... thanks to the tutorial
I also achieve to create backup from one hard drive to another with "licky backup"

but noway to copy my file to the google drive

Any idea ?

regards

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Re: Backup on google drive

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anauf wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:58 pm
I achieve to connect to my Google drive to the folder explorer ... thanks to the tutorial
Which tutorial?

I use rclone - https://rclone.org/

along with rclonesync - https://github.com/cjnaz/rclonesync-V2

to backup to various cloud storage providers including Google Drive.
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Re: Backup on google drive

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I trust anything Google about as far as I can spit upwind in a class 5 hurricane. Any data you put on Google drive will be spied on by Google and will be used and/or sold by Google for advertising.

You would be far better off by simply have more than one backup drive; one you keep at home and a duplicate one you keep offsite somewhere.
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anauf
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Re: Backup on google drive

Post by anauf »

Hello,

I know that I can't trust on Google about privatrice..... but if they want to have a look about my vacation photos .....I don't care

but you are perfectlly true

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Re: Backup on google drive

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smurphos wrote:
Sat Mar 21, 2020 3:43 am
anauf wrote:
Fri Mar 20, 2020 2:58 pm
I achieve to connect to my Google drive to the folder explorer ... thanks to the tutorial
Which tutorial?

I use rclone - https://rclone.org/

along with rclonesync - https://github.com/cjnaz/rclonesync-V2

to backup to various cloud storage providers including Google Drive.
this one : https://www.reallinuxuser.com/how-to-in ... inux-mint/

I was looking about something user friendly , but I will check

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Re: Backup on google drive

Post by anauf »

I make also some personal progress

the Mint backup tool is able to store in the Google drive when the connected => very good

But, because otherwise this post will be closed :evil: , with this tool it is not possible to backup something which is not in your personal folder :oops:

My data are on a separate drive .....so accessible through /media/....
I try with a synbolic link( my old unix course ) but no way

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Re: Backup on google drive

Post by anauf »

hello,

any idea why it is not possible to acces the other hard drive in the backup tool ?

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