You can download our Insync 3 Headless builds here.
To install Insync on your Linux machine, run
sudo apt install ./[BUILD INSTALLER]` or `sudo yum install ./[BUILD INSTALLER]
To run Insync after installation:
To add your account, please follow these steps:
Allow Insync access
Copy the given code
On your terminal, type in
insync-headless account add -a [code] -c [cloud].
*With CODE as the code you’re given on step 4. The step above will always fail without
You should be logged in by now! Welcome to Insync headless!
What's next? Assign your machine to your subscription by following this guide.
List of commands
Here are the app commands you’ll need. The main format when running commands is:
insync-headless [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...
To use the following basic commands, type
insync-headless [command]. For example,
--helpto show this message and exit. All commands have a
--helpoption which can be added after the command. For example,
insync-headless account --help.
accountto manage your accounts
changelogto view change log
configto manage app settings
conflictto resolve conflicts and set automatic resolution options
errorto manage and resolve errors and items that require attention
export-optionto manage the export option (for Google-format files)
get-proxyto manage current proxy settings
ignore-rulesto manage rules for an account to ignore specific files from syncing
pauseto pause syncing (for all accounts)
quitto quit the app
resumeresume syncing (for all accounts)
selective-syncto selectively sync cloud files to local
set-proxyto set proxy settings.\
startto start Insync
statusto get the overall app status, or per-file sync status.
Starting as root or as a regular user
We recommend starting up Insync-headless as a regular user. In case you prefer to start it as root, you need to add
QTWEBENGINE_DISABLE_SANDBOX=1 before starting Insync 3 Headless.
To know more, go back here and look for the section on Insync 3 Headless.