Download all files from google drive

What is the problem you are having with rclone?

I have a bunch of links to files stored on google drive
can i download them all at once with rclone?

What is your rclone version (output from rclone version)

Which OS you are using and how many bits (eg Windows 7, 64 bit)

Ubuntu 18.04.5 LTS (GNU/Linux 4.15.0-141-generic x86_64)

Which cloud storage system are you using? (eg Google Drive)

google drive

The command you were trying to run (eg rclone copy /tmp remote:tmp)

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The rclone config contents with secrets removed.

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A log from the command with the -vv flag

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yes, rclone can do that.

what is the total amount of data?

first step is to create and test a remote as documented here

I don't know what the total size of the files is
But I think it's 22GB
The files are in separate accounts and I cannot access or control these accounts
I only own the file links

do you have a bunch of individual links/
do you have a gdrive account?
are those links shared with your gdrive account or are they public links?

do you have a bunch of individual links/

do you have a gdrive account?

are those links shared with your gdrive account or are they public links?
They are public links

have you searched the forum?
How do I copy files from public Gdrive links to my Gdrive account?
How do I copy files from the public shared drive?

I have over 125 public links
How do I get all the identifiers and then put them into the rclone copyid command
I think this takes a lot of time

I gotta be honest and it sounds like what you want is a download manger. Something like jdownloader2, or just some sort of wget command.

Rclone is designed to interface with your own files, not random links you find online.

If you wanted to transfer 22gb from public links into a free google drive account that you control, the 22gb would go over the basic free 15gb google accounts give everyone. It wouldn't even fit.

Now I may have misread the situation, and maybe you have a paid googledrive account, in which case, you should absolutely setup a remote.

Personally though I would NEVER copy a public google drive link into my backup data googledrive paid account. Why? Because my backup account 100% encrypts all the data in rclone before sending it to google. There is no way for google to know what data I am storing. If you import unencrypted data from public links into your paid backup account.... that assurance vanishes. Google could just trace back to the source.

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