Installing Rclone and RcloneBrowser

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Objective

Install Rclone and the GUI front end for it, RcloneBrowser. This is how users may access Dropbox or Google Drive on RHEL 7 and RHEL 8; for Dropbox please see this page.

Environment

  • RHEL 7
  • RHEL 8

Procedure

RHEL 7 Instructions

  1. Install rclone: curl https://rclone.org/install.sh | sudo bash
  2. Enable the Nux repo:
    1. Import the signing key: sudo rpm --import http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/RPM-GPG-KEY-nux.ro
    2. Install epel-release: sudo yum install epel-release
    3. Install the repo: sudo rpm -Uvh http://li.nux.ro/download/nux/dextop/el7/x86_64/nux-dextop-release-0-5.el7.nux.noarch.rpm
    4. Verify the repo was installed: sudo yum repolist
    5. In case a newer version has been released: sudo yum update nux-dextop-release
  3. Install Rclone Browser: sudo yum install rclone-browser

RHEL 8 Instructions

For a University of Michigan managed RHEL 8 system, rclone and rclone-browser are available through the Satellite server using yum install.

  1. Install Rclone and Rclone Browser: sudo yum install rclone rclone-browser

Additional Notes

Details

Article ID: 1676
Created
Wed 5/27/20 9:58 AM
Modified
Fri 9/24/21 4:32 PM