GDrive synchronization

For some reason, my GDrive no longer allowed me to download files, it simply didn’t do anything beyond the “scanning for viruses” screen.

Fed up with that, I had a look around and came across the following open source project (Apache 2 licensed):

There are instructions on how to install it straight from source:

But you can also install it from a repository, which I came across here:

Install ppa and tool:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:twodopeshaggy/drive
sudo apt-get install drive

One-off initialization of the synchronization directory (choose whatever location you like):
drive init ~/gdrive
cd gdrive
gdrive pull

Check out the command-line help:
drive help