Download Google Docs from the command line
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README.md

gdata-backup

Make a local copy of Google Docs via the command line.

This program makes it easy to download your Google Docs for backup, e.g. via a cron job.

Installation

gem install gdata-backup

Configuration

This gem uses the imap-backup gem's command line inetrface to configure the GMail accounts that you want to back up. imap-backup is installed when you run bundle (above).

$ imap-backup setup

See the imap-backup README for fuller instructions.

Usage

gdata-backup EMAIL DIRECTORY

Alternatives

There are various other applications available which download Google Docs:

  • You can download a zipped bundle from the Google Docs web interface,
  • There are some Open Source,
  • There are various commercial products.

Open Source:

Commercial: