[lug] Browsing smb shares. Was: What I really want ...

John Hernandez John.Hernandez at noaa.gov
Fri Mar 16 09:31:02 MST 2001

Can Corel's file manager (name?) be integrated into other distros running KDE?  Is there a sourceforge project or some other site dedicated to its development?


Todd Ruskell wrote:
> Sorry if this is a little late, but I've been out of town.
> On Tue, 13 Mar 2001, Holshouser, David wrote:
> > And if I'm reading the subject line correctly, ...
> >
> > how hard would it be to incorporate smbclient into gmc or konquorer so that
> > you could (in a magic folder kindof way, just like windoze) browse the
> > available
> > smb shares. I understand that the mounting and sharing of directories would
> > be a totally different request, but... I'd love to be able to gui 'browse'
> > the smb shares
> > that are available on the network.
> >
> > It seems this would also bring some of that wonderful 'feel good' that IS
> > managers
> > crave.
> >
> > And does anyone know much about ftpfs, sftpfs, and finding ways for users to
> > mount
> > directories to and from foreign machines.
> This is one of the nicest things to come out of Corel Linux, IMHO.
> Corel's file manager (based on KDE's), has a "Windows Network."  Click on
> it, and the file manager goes out to browse.  Double Click on the
> share, give it you username/password/domain, and it's mounted.  Very nice.
> Todd
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