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sync_google_photos_to_local_linux_server [11.08.2019 19:10]
Pascal Suter created
sync_google_photos_to_local_linux_server [11.08.2019 19:40]
Pascal Suter [How it's done]
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   * now go again to create credentials and for the application type choose "​Other"​   * now go again to create credentials and for the application type choose "​Other"​
   * you will then be presented with your client-id and secret.. just click okay.. now you can download the client-id as a json file from your credentials screen. save the file to ''​~/​.config/​gphotos-sync/​client_secret.json''​ (I had to create the directory first) ​   * you will then be presented with your client-id and secret.. just click okay.. now you can download the client-id as a json file from your credentials screen. save the file to ''​~/​.config/​gphotos-sync/​client_secret.json''​ (I had to create the directory first) ​
-  * now run gphotos-sync and pass the folder where you want to keep your local copy of your photos as argument: <​code>​gphotos-sync /​data/​google-photos/</​code>​ + 
-  ​* ​it will now ask you to open a link and allow the app to access your google photos.. do that and paste back the code that you are given after the login.  +now run gphotos-sync and pass the folder where you want to keep your local copy of your photos as argument: <​code>​gphotos-sync /​data/​google-photos/</​code>​ 
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 +it will now ask you to open a link and allow the app to access your google photos.. do that and paste back the code that you are given after the login.  
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 +last but nto least to run this automatically in the background, add the above command to your user's crontab (by running ''​crontab -e''​ as the user)  
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