browsing the network from thunar

Greg Folkert greg at
Thu Dec 11 18:00:50 CET 2008

On Thu, 2008-12-11 at 08:05 -0800, Grant McWilliams wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 7:19 AM, Steven Maddox (Cyorxamp)
> <s.maddox at> wrote:
>         That is the way way... the only way, to browse them through
>         Thunar.  Nautilus supports that feature - Thunar does not.
>         Sincerely...
>         Steven Maddox
>         (Cyorxamp)
>         Cyorxamp's Personal Website
>         Roger D wrote:
>                 I want to browse the windows shares in my network from
>                 thunar, so, I
>                 would like to know what choices do I have for this.
>                 Right now I only see
>                 a way: manually mount the shares with samba and browse
>                 the mounted
>                 directory. Is there a better solution for this?
> It would be nice if Thunar had something like io-slaves but I've seen
> the argument here that it's a file manager not a web browser but I
> don't agree. My files are everywhere and I hate having to mount up a
> share on every computer just so I can see if something I'm looking for
> is there. I'm not sure I care so much about windows or nfs sharing as
> much as I care for fish:// or ssh://. Maybe use fuse to add this
> functionality to Thunar without changing Thunars codebase that much.
> It doesn't really matter but I have to keep nautilus around just for
> this purpose.

As this has been said before... patches are welcomed.
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