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xfce:thunar:unix-filesystem [2018/05/11 15:37]
alexxcons
xfce:thunar:unix-filesystem [2018/09/06 09:44]
alexxcons [Remote File Systems]
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 !As mentioned earlier, (most) devices are also accessed through the file system. These special device files are usually located in the ''/​dev''​ folder. For example the special file ''/​dev/​hda''​ represents the first IDE disk on a Linux system. ​ !As mentioned earlier, (most) devices are also accessed through the file system. These special device files are usually located in the ''/​dev''​ folder. For example the special file ''/​dev/​hda''​ represents the first IDE disk on a Linux system. ​
  
-===== Remote Locations ​=====+ 
 +===== Gnome virtual file system  ​===== 
 +Some thunar features, like **support for trash**, **removable media** and **remote file systems** only can be used if the [[https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Projects/​gvfs|gvfs]] packages provided by your distribution are installed 
 + 
 +E.g. For debian and derivates the packages "​gvfs-backends"​ and "​gvfs-fuse"​ are required. 
 + 
 +Dependent on which gvfs-backends you want to use, further packages will need to be installed. 
 + 
 +Best check the [[https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Projects/​gvfs/​backends|gvfs-backends documentation]] for details. 
 + 
 +=== Remote File Systems  ​===
  
 In addition to the local filesystem thunar is able to display content of remote filesystems via different remote protocols. In addition to the local filesystem thunar is able to display content of remote filesystems via different remote protocols.
  
-First make sure you installed ​the relevant ​[[https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Projects/​gvfs|gvfs]] ​packages provided by your linux distribution. E.g. For debian and derivates "​gvfs-backends"​ and "​gvfs-fuse"​ are required.+Here some example locations to enter into the location selector. Please check the  ​[[https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Projects/​gvfs|gvfs ​documentation]] for a complete list. 
 + 
 +== Access via Secure file transfer program == 
 +  sftp://​johndoe@myRemoteHost/​home/​johndoe 
  
-Here some example locations ​to enter into the location selector:+== Access ​to Windows file systems via Samba == 
 +  smb://​myRemoteHost/​johndoe
  
-==== Via Secure ​file transfer program ==== +== Access to Apple file systems via Apple Filing Protocol ​== 
-  ​sftp://johndoe@myRemoteHost.com/home/johndoe+  ​afp://​myRemoteHost/​johndoe
  
-=== Via Samba === +<note tip>If you want to permanently store passphrases of remote filesystem locations, you have to install the [[https://wiki.gnome.org/action/​show/​Projects/​GnomeKeyring?​action=show&​redirect=GnomeKeyring|GNOME Keyring]] package provided by your linux distribution.<​/note>
-  smb://winfilesva/something$root/johndoe+