Easy filesharing?

Richard Kenyon richardlkenyon at gmail.com
Wed Sep 14 11:59:30 CEST 2011

On Tue, 2011-09-13 at 16:27 -0600, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> Greetings. 
> Recently a user new to Xfce installed and started using it, but was
> dismayed at the lack of easy ways to share their files to other
> machines on their network. 
> There are of course a number of options here, but they were looking for
> something like a 'share this folder' option in Thunar or the like. 
> See https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=735872 for some more
> background. 
> Are there any plans to provide some more easy gui filesharing options,
> possibly integrated in Thunar or the like? 
> Thanks for any thoughts... 
> kevin

Thunar aims to be only a file manager only, it's very unlikely Thunar
will support network services in the future.

Essentially this is a good thing: it's not a file manager's job to
provide network services.

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