Downloading the Google Drive application (Windows, Mac and Linux)
2. Add the selected application to the workstation.
3. Confirm the selection of the application.
4. The selected application will arrive within approx. one hour.
A primary user or administrator of an Aalto Mac computer (OS X 10.10 and later) can install the Google Drive application by means of the Managed Software Center application. The Google Drive application can be installed on public workstations or older versions of the operating system by contacting the service desk at [email protected]
Linux and personal computers
Download Google Drive for Linux and personal computers: https://tools.google.com/dlpage/drive
You can download the Google Drive application to a personal computer from the link above. Since this is an online service, you need a network connection to use Google Drive (LAN, WLAN, mobile data).
Since there is no stable client application for Linux, you can use the browser option on a Linux computer.
Google Drive is a cloud service provided by Aalto University to staff members and students. Using the service requires a valid Aalto University username and password.
Google Drive File Stream is a desktop application that gives you easy access to files in Google Drive directly from a Windows or Mac workstation, without any need to synchronize the files between the workstation and the Google Drive service.
OneDrive for Business and Google Drive offer a 5TB online storage space. These services also offer the possibility to share and modify files, for example directly from the browser.