[xubuntu-users] Home network

Joshua O'Leary jmoey139 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 16:19:35 UTC 2013

Nautilus does support sftp (connect to>ssh) as does thunar - make sure gvfs-backends is installed, do Control+L in thunar and enter
Replacing thosewith the actual username etc. Something like samba or NFS may be more suitable than ssh/sftp if you transfer files often.

Ralf ranfyy <ranfyy at gmail.com> wrote:

>2013/1/7 Phil <phil_lor at bigpond.com>
>> Thank you for reading this.
>> I have recently installed Xubuntu on an old laptop and I'm really
>> with it's performance.
>> I have a Technicolor gateway and two laptops (both using Linux)
>> to it. I have determined that their addresses are and
>> Both laptops can access the USB port on the gateway but they are not
>> of each other.
>> I had sorted this out some time ago (using different laptops) but I
>> forgotten how I did it. My notes show that I had used sftp://
>> I thought that I had entered that address into the Dolphin file
>manager but
>> it's not working now.
>sftp is provided by
>  http://packages.ubuntu.com/precise/openssh-server
>There is a meta package called "ssh" which installs both SSH client and
>$ sudo apt-get install ssh
>> I've tried Nautilus with all serve types (it doesn't support sftp)
>and the
>> connection either times out or is refused.
>> Can anyone offer any suggestions?
>> I've spent quite some time searching the Internet for an answer.
>> --
>> Regards,
>> Phil
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