[ubuntu-uk] Connecting To Remote Servers

Grant Phillips-Sewell dcglug at phillips-sewell.co.uk
Wed Jul 30 09:28:03 UTC 2014

Have you considered either NFS or SMB?

On 30 Jul 2014 10:22, "Nigel Verity" <nigelverity at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Hi
> I'd like to pick people's brains, if I may, on connecting to remote
> servers.
> My goal is to mount a remote server (another PC in my house) to a folder
> so that its contents can be used as if it were local data. SSHFS does this,
> but it is command line only.
> Gigolo, Nautilus and Nemo make it very easy to connect to a server but, as
> far as I can see, only using an SFTP connection. This means you can copy
> files backwards and forwards, but not use remote data as if it were local.
> I am very happy using SSHFS but others in my family are not safe to be let
> loose on the command line. I could write a script and place an icon on the
> desktop to run it but, before I do, is anybody aware of a GUI front end to
> SSHFS, or any tricks which might let me achieve my goals with Gigolo or
> Nautilus/Nemo?
> Thanks
> Nige
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