If you need to access Google Drive in Ubuntu the easiest way is to use the web browser, like in the video below.
Want to access your Google Drive files natively on Ubuntu? Sure you do, and you can.
If you read this site regularly (or are fairly up-to-speed in all things Linux) then you’ll know that GNOME 3.18 brought with it the nifty ability to access your Google Drive files on Linux through the Nautilus file manager.
This article is explaining how to access your google drive in Ubuntu using Nautilus. This is quite handy when you need to save and use later pictures. In my case, Google drive is not the main remote location for private files. I use it for saving images than I am reusing later in my blog posts.
Ubuntu Desktop 11.04 started from Live CD with Install window open (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
You can find good videos on Youtube about how to access your Google Drive in Ubuntu using Nautilus: