How to open remote folders on windows client in thunar

Ozan Türkyılmaz ozan.turkyilmaz at
Tue Apr 26 12:04:35 CEST 2011

On Tue, 26 Apr 2011, Liviu Andronic wrote:

> On Tue, Apr 26, 2011 at 11:46 AM, Harald Judt <h.judt at> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'm trying to access a remote folder on a windows client.
> >
> > When I want to open it via network from the sidebar, thunar asks me for an
> > application to open the remote folder with. Which application shall I
> > choose, why doesn't thunar open the folder by itself?
> >
> Perhaps Gigolo? Also, what version of Xfce and Thunar. There are
> significant changes from 4.6 to 4.8.
> Liviu

Gigolo becomes a very useful appication if you alredy have gnome-vfs. It 
can handle a lot of different protocol over wide range of link (from lan 
to wan). And it integrates into Xfce well as well.

Ozan, BSc, BEng

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