Downloading from Google Docs

Linux for blind general discussion blinux-list at
Tue Apr 2 03:35:42 UTC 2019

For now, no gdrive software exists for linux in graphical user interface
or command line interface forms let alone any way to share any of
google's colaborative products.

Maybe some other vendor made something that can be used to access this
google stuff, but I haven't found it yet.

On Mon, 1 Apr 2019, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:

> Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2019 17:45:26
> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at>
> Subject: Downloading from Google Docs
> Okay, so someone shared a google doc with me, and I spent like half an
> hour trying to download the file and accomplished nothing but giving
> myself a headache.
> Google Docs is an inaccessible hunk of junk I'd like to hear scoured
> from the face of the Earth, but since the abomination isn't likely to
> be going anywhere anytime soon, and it's probably going to only get
> more common place for people to send me documents via Google Docs than
> as a sensible e-mail attachment, I'd like to ask my fellow blind Linux
> Users if they've found anything that makes it easier to go from being
> sent a link to a Google Doc to opening a file in your text editor of
> choice and having your screen reader of choice read it?
> If it matters, I'm using Firefox and I've tried downloading both with
> Javascript enabled and disabled.
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