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xfce:thunar:unix-filesystem [2018/05/11 16:03]
alexxcons [Remote Locations]
xfce:thunar:unix-filesystem [2018/09/06 09:44] (current)
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 ===== 
  
-In addition to the local filesystem ​thunar ​is able to display content of remote ​filesystems via different remote protocols.+===== 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
  
-First make sure you installed the relevant [[https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Projects/​gvfs|gvfs]] packages provided by your linux distribution.+E.gFor debian and derivates the packages "gvfs-backends"​ and "gvfs-fuse" are required.
  
-E.g. For debian and derivates "gvfs-backends" and "​gvfs-fuse"​ are required.+Dependent on which gvfs-backends ​you want to use, further packages will need to be installed.
  
-Here some example locations to enter into the location selector:+Best check the [[https://​wiki.gnome.org/​Projects/​gvfs/​backends|gvfs-backends documentation]] for details.
  
-**Via Secure file transfer program**+=== Remote File Systems ​ === 
 + 
 +In addition to the local filesystem thunar is able to display content of remote filesystems via different remote protocols. 
 + 
 +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   sftp://​johndoe@myRemoteHost/​home/​johndoe
  
-**Access to Windows file systems via Samba**+ 
 +== Access to Windows file systems via Samba ==
   smb://​myRemoteHost/​johndoe   smb://​myRemoteHost/​johndoe
  
-**Access to Apple file systems via Apple Filing Protocol**+== Access to Apple file systems via Apple Filing Protocol ​==
   afp://​myRemoteHost/​johndoe   afp://​myRemoteHost/​johndoe
  
 <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>​ <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>​