Where are network shares mounted in the filesystem?

Chanchao custom at freenet.de
Thu Apr 27 03:20:07 UTC 2006

On Wed, 2006-04-26 at 19:55 -0700, Niran Babalola wrote:

> > Suppose I right-click a link to a file in Firefox and want to save it to
> > a network share..  How do you do that?  The shared folders don't appear,
> > but are they mounted somewhere in the filesystem so I can access the
> > place?
> They are not mounted. These are just bookmarks that use gnome-vfs to
> connect to the shares. To have the bookmarks show up in the file
> chooser in an application, the application has to use gnome-vfs
> explicitly. This is why they show up in some programs, like gedit, but
> not in others.
> If you want to actually mount network shares in the filesystem, you
> should look into FUSE.

Aaaahh... I see!  Thank you very much for the clear explanation!!


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