[sclug] Back on the Acer - Gnome Network Browser??

Alex Butcher lug at assursys.co.uk
Wed Nov 5 21:29:13 UTC 2008

On Wed, 5 Nov 2008, Scott Rixon wrote:

> I know this might be the wrong crowd to be asking as you will tell me to
> use the command line ;)
> What is the best/easy tool to browse a windows network and access files?
> If I want to give this Linux laptop to a 'user' they are going to want
> network access to command line mounts are not going to cut
> it(Windows/Samba obviously).

Presumably, Nautilus (i.e. the desktop file manager/browser) will be new
enough to recognise smb://user at server/share/ like URIs:


> Thanks,
> Scott

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