SMB / Samba GUI browsing within Xfce?

Elfy ub.untu at
Thu Feb 27 20:35:56 UTC 2014

On 27/02/14 20:24, Michael Lueck wrote:
> Greetings,
> A while back I asked about SMB / Samba GUI browsing navigation support 
> within Xfce.
> As point of reference on that request, please see Gnome Nautilus.
> Is there some equivalent way to navigate a "smb://delta/mp3" type path 
> within an Xfce GUI navigator, or is that at this point a Nautilus-only 
> capability?
> Oh... "I see!!" said the blind man. I just manually entered an 
> "smb://delta/mp3" type URL into an Xfce File Manager, and I am 
> prompted for my Samba credentials, up comes files/dirs on that share! :-)
> So, there was in Gnome2 ala up to Ubuntu 10.04 a "Connect to..." 
> applet which would create a number of GUI short cut / connections, 
> including SMB type connection icons. Is there the equivalent of that 
> in Xfce, or does one need to know the Xfce File Manager supports 
> "smb://delta/mp3" type URL's to be entered free hand? Obviously I did 
> not until just now. Thank you.
> Blessings,
Gigolo ?

Just a stab in the dark - long time since I needed to do anything of 
that sort.


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