Introduction

Rclone Browser is the GUI correspondent for rclone CLI utility. It is used to manage files on cloud storage and is a feature-rich alternative to cloud vendors' web storage interfaces. Over 40 cloud storage products support rclone including S3 object stores, business & consumer file storage services, as well as standard transfer protocols.

To set up Rclone Browser, launch the program on the Remote Desktop of your seedbox by searching for it in your app menu. Then, follow the step-by-step instructions below.

Step 1

Find the “Config” button at the bottom left-hand section of the screen and click on it to start the configuration.

Step 2

Press n for “New remote.”

Step 3

Enter a name for your new remote connection next to “name.”

Step 4

Look through the list of possible cloud storage connections in the list and type in the number next to it. For example, to set up a connection to Open Drive, you’d type in 24.

Step 5

Enter your username in the “username” box.

Press the Y button to enter your user’s password. Then, enter it in the text box.

Step 6

Press N on the keyboard to tell Rclone Browser you do not want to edit the configuration.

Step 7

Press Y to tell Rclone Browser that the configuration you’ve made is OK. Then, press Q to close the config editor.

To access your new cloud storage connection in the Rclone Browser, select the connection you’ve set up in the “Remotes” tab, and select the “Open” button on the bottom left.

After selecting “Open,” your files should load in the browser. From here, you can look through your files, upload new ones, delete existing files, create new folders, and download them all through the Rclone Browser.

Mounting folders

Want to mount your remote storage in Rclone Browser to an existing folder on your Linux PC? Click on the “Mount” button. Then, use the file browser pop-up to select a folder to mount your remote Rclone Browser folder.

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