How do I uninstall odrive?

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#1

Please follow the steps outlined below:
Be sure to back up any unsync’d files before uninstalling!

Windows:

  1. Exit odrive

  2. Uninstall odrive using the standard windows uninstall method (add/remove programs).

The Windows uninstaller has been updated to cleanly uninstall all odrive components. The only thing remaining will be a backup of the odrive folder.


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#2

OSX:
Please follow the steps outlined below:

  1. Exit odrive.

  2. Open a terminal session (type “terminal” in Spotlight search):

  3. Run the following command in the terminal session (copy & paste the entire thing into terminal and hit the Enter key):

cd "$HOME" && rm -r ".odrive" && killall Finder;mv "odrive" "odrive_$(date +%Y-%m-%d:%H:%M:%S)";cd "/Applications" && sudo rm -r "odrive.app";cd "/Library/Application Support" && sudo rm -r "odrive";cd "$HOME";

This will:

  • delete ~/.odrive program folder
  • restart Finder
  • rename the default odrive folder in your home folder, if it exists, to odrive_[current date and time]. You will find this in the root of your home folder.
  • delete /Applications/odrive.app
  • delete /Library/Application Support/odrive

The command will ask for your password as part of cleanup. This is to ensure that proper permissions are available when removing the odrive folders from /Applications and /Library/Application Support


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#4

A post was merged into an existing topic: Odrive quits after a few seconds OSX 10.12


#5

Linux instructions would be nice too. Is it really just deleting folders?


#6

Hi @p_ingram3541,
For Agent, as you said, it is just a matter of removing the folders you made during install, if you were installing using the usage guide instructions here:

Those folders will be:
[User Home Folder]/.odrive-agent
[User Home Folder]/odrive-agent-mount


#7

Thanks for the clarification Tony. I figured out my issue was installing partially as su which was resulting in never seeing any .cloudf folders to sync. Once I changed the location of the sync folder (under my daily driver user) everything is working.


#8

2 posts were split to a new topic: What circumstances will cause odrive to delete files in the cloud?


#9

Hello,

This worked for me. But it also created a folder with quotes in the same directory as Applications, Library, etc. And the path looks like this:
"/Users/[Username]

The timestamp when I ran the command matches with the folder creation.

Is this normal? Do I need this folder?

Thanks.


#10

Hi @digiform,
Can you post a picture of what you are seeing?
What is inside of that folder?

The script doesn’t create any folders and renames only one (the odrive folder). It is not expected that a folder like you describe is created.

The script actually tries to be as precise and safe as possible, which is why the && are used, and there are no slashes, wildcards, or environment variables used within the remove or move actions.


#11

Hey Tony —

I followed these directions but get an error in Terminal: http://cozy.es/h5Flc4+

Help?


#12

Hi @lee3,
That error is okay. Newer version so the application do not have that folder.