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How to auto-upload files to google drive?

lets say I have a working directory, and want to upload (only upload!) files when they changes. This is a backup, so Im the only one who could see them. How to achieve this?
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Google Compute Engine as a Server

I'm working on using a Google Compute Engine instance running CentOS 6.6 as a Minecraft server, and I'm curious if it is technically possible to use port forwarding to allow other users to access it. ...
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The Google Maps layers button does not show as decribed by Google support at http://maps.google.com. How to display it? [migrated]

I do not have the layers button at http://maps.google.com as described here https://support.google.com/mymaps/answer/3024933?hl=en and the layers shown here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AE-Al5mNu44 ...
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Why is google recaptcha challenge so long?

Google recaptcha challenge (which is submitted with text on image to google servers) looks like this: ...
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What is the AQS parameter in Google search query

When I search Google form Chrome's omnibox, there is an AQS parameter embedded in the query. Something like "&aqs=chrome..69i57.42x1j" What is the purpose of it What does it contain ? Does it ...
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How can I disable arrow key hijacking on websites?

Sort of like preventing websites from disabling your ability to right click. Some websites hijack the up and down arrows on the keyboard and give them a different function than what they normally do ...
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Broadcast a hangouts meeting with multiple participants

As far as I can tell, I can either have a hangouts meeting, or a hangouts broadcast, where there is one presenter and everyone else are observers. I guess I just want to confirm I'm not missing ...
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How can I google search for a phrase with one word optional?

I want to search for all phrases "the [something] effect", with any word substituting for [something]. Thus "The Rosie Effect", the "The butterfly effect", etc, should all be included.
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How to modify the language used by the Google Search Engine on IE 9.0?

I would like to know how we can modify the settings of the Google Search Engine used in Internet Explorer 9.0 to force to use a specific language. Our problem is the following: as it uses geolocation ...
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How to restore the default Google search engine in Chrome?

How do I revert to the default Google search engine in Chrome? Most sites have a simple querystring search, like http://mysite/search/?query=%s, but Google has some weird query string, and I'm not ...
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How do you stop the “Google Privacy Reminder” message from constantly appearing?

Incredibly annoying as when I edit all options and set them all to Off (although I doubt this makes any difference!) and accept the review, the same message comes back the following day. What am I ...
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How do I use Google data compression proxy on Firefox?

I am using GNU Icecat (GNU version of Mozilla Firefox) on Trisquel GNU/Linux. In order to minimize/optimize data usage while web surfing, I want to use google data compression proxy. So, How do I use ...
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Voice to text in Gmail?

Is there any way to enable voice to text (speech recognition) in gmail when using Chrome as a webbrowser? I really like the feature to search at google.com via voice and I'd also love to speak my ...
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Delete Google History including searches and browsing activity

Your searches and browsing activity are saved in your Web & App Activity when it's turned on and you're signed in to your Google Account. You're in control of what's saved, and you can delete it ...
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Broadband provider with problems to access Google Services

I am experiencing a very unusual issue. I use a radio Internet provider (the only one available in my region) and recently I am having problems to access some very specific services from Google. ...
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How to install sll for python?

I have a strange problem that is described at SO http://stackoverflow.com/questions/31549052/how-to-interpret-this-traceback We got nearly nowhere trying to solve the problem though it doesn't look ...
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Chinese IME: Microsoft or Google?

I am learning a bit of Chinese and there are two options for entering Chinese text using IME: the Chinese IME that ships with Windows and Google IME (a recent entrant). Which do you recommend and ...
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How does the Google bot parse the PHP files? [closed]

How does the Google bot parse PHP file, to calculate its page rank? Does it download the raw php code? (like with curl wget) Or does it download the output html, parsed by the server? (like with ...
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How can I Transfer Google Chrome's Data and Settings to another Google Account?

I use Google Chrome and I have 100s of bookmarks, history, search preferences, search engines, extensions, and apps installed. I want to have a new Google account, and I need to move everything from ...
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Google Chrome: Have different settings on different computers? [duplicate]

I use Google Chrome and have specific settings for it and which apps I have downloaded for it. I use it with many of my computers (two laptops, desktop, phone, work desktop, etc.). I have a LOT of ...
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Weird Characters in Google Chrome

I sometimes see weird characters on some websites instead of what they're meant to display. I've attached an image below as an example. In IE the site displays correctly but on Chrome there are weird ...
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Google chrome disable url suggestions from history

I was searching for a solution which will help me to disable URL auto suggestion (from history) while I type url on adressbar. But I haven't found anything about this solution. I tryied to uncheck Use ...
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Link all your google services to a new gmail address [migrated]

I want to change my gmail address, but I want to keep all of google's services(youtube , drive ,...) and query search history. How is that possible to transfer, is there any state of the art service ...
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Ideal Location For Google Identity Toolkit *.p12 file

I'm working on the Google Identity Toolkit, and have come across what appears to be a riddle. "Put the *.p12 file you just downloaded in a directory of your choosing which is private (you can't let ...
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Is it possible to give more weight to a keyword while doing a (Google) search? [migrated]

Say I want to search for an error message like The given filter instance must implement one or more of the following filter interfaces but in the context of MiniProfiler. Is it possible to give more ...
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How do I stop Google from bugging me to install the Start page Google app?

Every time I launch Internet Explorer, I get a toolbar popup: I always click No Thanks, but it doesn't remember the setting. Specs: IE 10 Windows 8
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Most of my photos have uploaded to Google photos, but not by me

How can it be that most of my photo archive has uploaded to Google photos without me every knowing it? I have no idea how they got there, and no idea how to stop this from happening again. If it ...
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Thunderbird Lightning not able to show shared google calendars?

I was wonder if someone could help me out, I've set up Google calendars so that i can access another persons calendar and it sync's to my android phone beautifully, i can see both my events and the ...
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HTML tags in Google Spreadsheet [closed]

I am experiencing issues with Google Spreadsheet. The thing is that me and my colleagues are using one spreadsheet as a table for translations, there is a column for English and then German and ...
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Is it my Kindle appearing as VAP430 in Google Security Audit? [migrated]

Google has a nice security feature where you can check the devices that connected via your account over the last month. When I recently ran this report I was alarmed to see a "Vizio VAP430" ...
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Why is firefox connecting to google servers?

I'm using Firefox 39.0 under Debian Testing. When I start Firefox, I can see several connections to servers like wm-in-f102.1e100.net in http and in https. 1e100.net is a Google-owned domain name ...
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google photo auto-backup, creating duplicates from my new computer

I use google plus's auto-photo backup to auto-save my photos from my computer to google's server. Today, I got a new computer! I moved all my photos to the "My Pictures" directory, then installed ...
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Force Google Chrome Browser to use google.com

I have a U.S.-based google account, but I am currently in India. I always want google.com search results, not google.co.in. I go to google.com, but I get immediately redirected to google.co.in. ...
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How can I know if my Asus Nexus 7 is 1st or 2nd gen? [migrated]

I was given an Asus Nexus 7. How can I tell if it is the 1st or the 2nd gen?
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is there a way to view Google Chrome browsing history past three months ago?

I'm trying to find a tutorial I found months ago but it looks like it's disappeared off the face of the planet. I thought I would have better luck looking through my Google Chrome browsing history but ...
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Please help me deleting my search history on my device [closed]

i'm using my google account on all my devices. Can i just erase search history on all the devices using one device? Because my phone is not with me. can i just erase it using my laptop or any other ...
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Bulk download images from Google image search (to disk)?

I have a project for my daughter, I want to get her images of animals. We can get a lot of images from Google images, but I don't want to click save hundreds of times. How could I shorten or ...
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Windows 8 Mail App doesn't work with Gmail when 2-step verification is enabled

I'm unable to link my Gmail account to Windows 8 Mail app when I have 2-step verification enabled on my Google account. The error message that's given is: "That email address or password didn't work." ...
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Wikipedia widget on Google search page - does direct link exist to query another words?

I was seeking information about google's wikipedia widget but I didn't find solution for my problem. As You know if You paste word into Google search engine, for example "prometeus" You will get many ...
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How to add Google's “I'm Feeling Lucky” Search to firefox?

This has been asked before but none of other methods are working now. Previously we were able to set Address Bar search or Search Bar to I'm Feeling Lucky, but Firefox has put a limit on those ways. ...
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Removing Bing from my Google search bar when I open a new tab

Bing has rudely planted its self on my "open new tab" so above Bing my regular Google is there but below is the irritating Bing search bar! I have tried everything I know of to get rid of it and it ...
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This Google cookie is indestructable

I don't use any Google services directly and have Google's safebrowsing support disabled. Yet, this PREF cookie for °.google.com which appears to have a unique identifier is unremovable. It restores ...
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Google Search from Linux Terminal

I saw a Google console app someone wrote a while back, but it was actually a website emulating a console. What I'm after is a shortcut or linux terminal app which I canuse to quickly search google. ...
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Cannot load google.com

I am able to load all other websites, but not google.com and asana.com. This happens quite often for me. google.com gives the following error message. This webpage is not available ...
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Google Chrome 2-step verification does not “stick”

I recently enabled 2-step authentication on my Google account. In general, it works great. However, for Google Chrome, I am able to successfully log in using the 2-step verification, however, after ...
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How to change gmail address (not name)? [closed]

I'd like to change my email address from xxxx@gmail.com to yyyy@gmail.com. There are a lot of "infos" on internet, but they're showing changing name. I don't want to change displaying name, but whole ...
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How to compress photos already uploaded to Google Plus / Google Photos ?

I reached my Google account storage limit because I didn't take care to the fact that the sync of my photos via Google Plus and Google Photos is done with the initial size of the photos (limited ...
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How do I preserve a page cached by Google? [closed]

Some friends at a university are documenting some shady relationships with donors at a university. Recently the university removed some pages containing official statements. Currently the pages are ...
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How can I Use Google Search mobile version in desktop browsers? [duplicate]

As you're all know there are different version of Google Search is available respective to your client device (Mobile/Desktop). Since, Mobile version uses less bandwidth I was trying to access the ...
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How do I open chrome normally on windows 8.1?

I accidently clicked open in windows 8 mode on my chrome settings and now whenever I open chrome it just does a purple screen and doesn't work at all. Please help me I can only use internet explorer ...