Insync 3 now supports desktops servers!

Insync Insync

Manage your Google Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox files straight from your Desktop.

Manage your Google Drive & OneDrive files straight from your Server.

With Insync, you can now sync, edit, backup and share files without opening a million browser tabs.

Add cloud storage to your server via custom scripts using Insync’s command line app with unlimited accounts.

Download Version for Windows, Mac & Linux with 7 day free trial Compatible with Linux with a 15 day free trial. Read our installation guide

So, why use Insync?

For Google Drive
For OneDrive
For Dropbox
Insync Google Backup and Sync Backup & Sync Drive File Stream Drive File Stream OneDrive OneDrive Dropbox
Insync 3 Headless commands Your guide to Insync Headless options and commands

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Powerful features give you optimal control over your files

Multiple accounts

Sync all your Google Drive, OneDrive, and Dropbox accounts

Selective syncing

Sync only the files you need and save your local space

Plug n' sync

Sync your network & external drives, SD cards, and thumb drives

Keep your file structure

Sync any file or folder from anywhere in your local storage

Distribution support for Linux

Work with your cloud files locally whether you're on Ubuntu, Debian, or Fedora.

Insync Headless features

Ncurses selective sync interface

Sync your files and folders with ease using a menu-driven interface.


Run your own scripts and make work flow with Insync 3 Headless.

Different distributions support

Run Insync 3 Headless on different distributions such as Ubuntu, Debian, and Fedora.

Conflict resolution

Resolve file copy conflicts and collaborate on documents with ease.

Auto-login (coming soon)

Start and log in your Insync account automatically without typing in your credentials over and over again.

Ignore rules

Exclude specific files and folders when syncing your Google Drive or OneDrive.

Export option

Automatically convert synced Google Docs to Microsoft Office and OpenDocument.

Multiple accounts

Sync files from multiple Google Drive and OneDrive accounts with their own local folder on the server.

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Installers DEB
Packages RPM
Insync only supports 64-bit

Insync only supports 64-bit

Download and install insync-headless by running the commands below:
$ curl -O {{server_link_deb}}
$ sudo apt-get install ./{{server_package_deb}}
Insync only supports 64-bit

Insync only supports 64-bit

Download and install insync-headless by running the commands below:
$ curl -O {{server_link_rpm}}
$ sudo yum install ./{{server_package_rpm}}

Installing the insyncinsync-headless package will add the repository entry automatically. These steps are kept for reference in case of issues. Note: Insync only supports 64-bit.


  1. First, add our public GPG key to allow apt to authenticate the Insync repository:

    $ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys ACCAF35C
    If the previous command did not work, use this instead:

    $ sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp:// --recv-keys ACCAF35C

  2. Create a file /etc/apt/sources.list.d/insync.list with the following content

    deb[DISTRIBUTION] [CODENAME] non-free contrib
    Replace [DISTRIBUTION] with your Linux distro: ubuntu, debian, mint
    Replace [CODENAME] with your Linux distro codename. Here is a list of codenames for ubuntu, debian, and mint For example Ubuntu 12.04 is precise

    Here is an example for Ubuntu 17.10:
    deb artful non-free contrib
    (Source packages are not available, only binaries.)

  3. Update the apt repository:

    $ sudo apt-get update

  4. Install Insync

    $ sudo apt-get install insync

    File manager integration will be added when Insync is run.
  5. Install Insync Headless

    $ sudo apt-get install insync-headless

  6. The APT repository officially supports Debian, Mint, and Ubuntu only.
    For other Debian-based distributions, try using the one for Debian Squeeze.

  1. First, import the public GPG key used to sign the RPMs.

    $ sudo rpm --import

  2. Create a new file insync.repo in /etc/yum.repos.d/ with the following content. Replace [DISTRIBUTION] with fedora, opensuse-leap, or opensuse-tumbleweed. If you're using opensuse-tumbleweed, replace $releasever with rolling

      name=insync repo

  3. Install Insync

    $ sudo yum install insync

    File manager integration will be added when Insync is run.
  4. Install Insync Headless

    $ sudo yum install insync-headless

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