[Thunar-dev] SCP Sessions and NFS Mounts

Bryant Eadon bryant.eadon at gmail.com
Tue Jan 31 07:59:03 CET 2012

On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 12:45 PM, Jannis Pohlmann <jannis at xfce.org> wrote:

> On Sat, 28 Jan 2012 11:08:45 -0500, Bryant Eadon <bryant.eadon at gmail.com>
> wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > I've just switched over to using XFCE with Thunar, but I really miss the
> > Nautilus feature of connecting to FTP, SCP or NFS mounts from a GUI.
> > Are there any plans to support these kind of features in thunar via
> > something like right-click action ?  Or "shortcut" to enable this
> > connectivity and mount remote devices ?
> In thunar >= 1.2.0 you can simply type things like "smb://MACHINE",
> "sftp://USER@HOSTNAME/PATH/TO/A/FOLDER" and so on into the location bar
> or dialog (press <Ctrl>l to get there).Depending on the distribution,
> you may have to install additional gvfs packages like gvfs-smb or
> gvfs-sftp
> for this to work.
> There is no support for remote bookmarks in thunar yet but we are working
> on adding that. This feature may or may not make it into Xfce 4.10 (thunar
> 1.4.x). Until then you could try your luck with another app called
> "gigolo".
>  - Jannis

Hmm, just gave this a try ..

gigolo starts nautilus , which then takes over my background and mangles my
desktop.  It works, but it's not quite as seamless as it could be.  I know
it's a bit of a tricky problem, but I think there are a number of people
who would love to see it !

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