How to install Yandex Disk in Ubuntu

Users of Ubuntu have the ability to install on your computer cloud service Yandex.Disk, log in or register to interact with files. The installation procedure has its own peculiarities and is performed through the management console. We will try to describe the whole process in detail as possible, dividing it into steps for convenience.

Install Yandex.Disk in Ubuntu

Installing Yandex.Disc is made from the user repository and does not differ from performing the same task with any other programs. The user need only to register the right commands in “Terminal” and execute the instructions, by specifying certain parameters. Let’s consider everything in order, starting with the first step.

Step 1: Download necessary components

As mentioned above, the installation of the components originated from the user repositories. This action can be performed through browser, or through console commands. Download via the web browser looks like this:

Download the latest version of Yandex.Disk from the user repository

  • Click the link above and click on the appropriate label to download the DEB package.
  • Open it via the”Install applications”, or just save the package on your computer.
  • After running the standard tool for the installation you have to click on “Install”.
  • Authenticate by entering the password on the account, and complete the installation.
  • If this method of unpacking DEB packages does not suit you, take a look at other available options in our separate article, following this link.

    Installing DEB packages in Ubuntu

    Sometimes it is easier to enter only one command at a console to all the above steps were performed automatically.

  • To begin, launch the”Terminal” via menu or hot key Ctrl + Alt + T.
  • Insert a string echo "deb stable main" | sudo tee-a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yandex.list > /dev/null && wget -O- | sudo apt-key add - && sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -y yandex-disk and press Enter.
  • Write the password on the account. The characters you type do not appear.
  • Step 2: First run and configuration

    Now that all necessary components are on your computer, you go to the first launch of Yandex.Disk and configuring.

  • Create a new folder in the home location where to save all files of the program. This will help one the command mkdir ~/Yandex.Disk.
  • Install Yandex.The drive through yandex-disk setup , and select whether to use a proxy server. Next, you will prompted to enter your username and password to login and set a standard configuration. Just follow the displayed instructions.
  • The client is started via the command yandex-disk start and after the computer restarts, it will start automatically.
  • Step 3: Install the indicator

    Not always easy to start and configure Yandex.The drive through the console, so we offer to carry the added to the system icon, which will allow you to work in the GUI program. Through him and also will be logging in, select home folder and other actions.

  • You need to use files from the custom repository. Downloaded to the computer they are using, the command sudo add-apt-repository ppa:slytomcat/ppa.
  • Then updated system libraries. Responsible for a team sudo apt-get update.
  • It only remains to compile all files in a single program by entering sudo apt-get install yd-tools.
  • When prompted to add new packages, select option D.
  • Get to work with the indicator, writing in “the Terminal” yandex-disk-indicator.
  • After a few seconds, window appears installation Yandex.Drive. First and foremost, you are prompted whether to use the proxy server.
  • Next, you specify the default folder to sync files or create new in home directory.
  • The path to the file with the token leave the default if you do not want to change.
  • In this procedure the configuration is complete, run a indicator through the icon to be added to the menu upon completion of installation.
  • Above you were introduced to three steps to install and configure Yandex.Disk in Ubuntu. As you can see, there is nothing complicated, just need to comply with all instructions and pay attention to the text, which can sometimes appear in the console. When an error occurs, read their description, decide on their own or find the answer in the official documentation of the operating system.


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