How to Install Microsoft OneDrive on Ubuntu

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How to Install Microsoft OneDrive on Ubuntu



OneDrive is a cloud-based storage service that can be accessed It can be accessed anywhere and can store all types of files. You can save movie, photo, and document files to OneDrive so they can be accessed from any system, including Windows PCs and smartphones. It keeps all data safe in the cloud because OneDrive has a built-in SSL encryption tunnel. The company provides users with 15 GB of free storage space. Additionally, OneDrive can be installed on Linux systems. The purposes of this article are to demonstrate how to install OneDrive on Ubuntu quickly and easily. So let’s get started.




Step 1: Configure VPSie cloud server

  1. Sign in to your system or register a newly created one by logging in to your VPSie account
  2. Connect by SSH using the credentials we emailed you.
  3. Once you have logged into your Ubuntu instance, run these commands to update your system.
# apt-get update



Step 2: Install Microsoft OneDrive 


Install the PPA repository using the following command:  


# sudo add-apt-repository ppa:yann1ck/onedrive


The OneDrive Package you downloaded in the previous step must be extracted with the following command:


# sudo apt install onedrive


By running the following command in Ubuntu terminal, you can run Microsoft OneDrive:


# onedrive




In your browser, copy and paste the given link. 



After you are redirected to the sign-in page, sign in with your credentials. After login, a blank web page will appear. Copy the URL of the blank page and paste that link on the terminal.



Microsoft OneDrive has now been successfully synced with Ubuntu. Running the following command will display help regarding the functionality of the OneDrive client.


# onedrive --help


Step 2: Uninstall Microsoft OneDrive 


You can uninstall Microsoft OneDrive from Ubuntu by running the following command:


# sudo apt remove onedrive


Microsoft OneDrive has been successfully installed and authorised on your Ubuntu computer. Thanks for reading! I hope it was informative for you! 



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