How to mount a Google Cloud Storage bucket as a drive in Ubuntu 15.10 wily using FUSE

From: https://cloud.google.com/storage/docs/gsutil_install#deb

Install gcloud

# Create an environment variable for the correct distribution
export CLOUD_SDK_REPO="cloud-sdk-$(lsb_release -c -s)"

# Add the Cloud SDK distribution URI as a package source
echo "deb http://packages.cloud..com/apt $CLOUD_SDK_REPO main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/-cloud-sdk.list

# Import the  Cloud public key
curl https://packages.cloud..com/apt/doc/apt-key.gpg | sudo apt-key add -

# Update and install the Cloud SDK
sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install -cloud-sdk

# Run gcloud init to get started
gcloud init

 

From: github.com/GoogleCloudPl…

Install gcfuse

export GCSFUSE_REPO=gcsfuse-`lsb_release -c -s`
echo "deb http://packages.cloud.google.com/apt $GCSFUSE_REPO main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/gcsfuse.list
curl https://packages.cloud.google.com/apt/doc/apt-key.gpg | sudo apt-key add -

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gcsfuse

sudo usermod -a -G fuse $USER
exit

 

Use

mkdir google-cloud
gcsfuse <my-bucket> google-cloud

Create Unity menu launcher

apt-get install alacart

alacart

Use this icon: lh3.googleusercontent.co…

Unmount

fusermount -u google-cloud

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