Accessing an NFS share via Thunar

Chris Stankevitz chrisstankevitz at
Mon Jan 20 19:00:15 CET 2014

On Mon, Jan 20, 2014 at 1:52 AM, killermoehre <killermoehre at> wrote:
> GVFS doesn't support NFS, so Thunar does not, too. So b) would be the
> most correct one.
> Better put the share in your /etc/fstab and give it the option
> "_netdev"

Thank you.  I'm now learning why people don't seem to be use NFS to
share files among linux machines.  This is one issue.  Another is that
apparently NFS clients need to carefully choose their UIDs to match
those on the NFS server.  Definitely not the case where I am.

Thanks again,


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