smb4k for Gnome?

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smb4k for Gnome?

Postby wesley on Sun Jun 22, 2008 5:24 pm

hi guys

i'm using Mint 5, i had same problem with Ubuntu 8.04 so i'll ask anyway

basically i want to browse network hard drives in XP machine,i cannot see any XP machines in browser at all.

i gave up and searched on google and found smb4k but it's for KDE but installed.

Opened smb4k and BANG, i can see the XP machine within my network. clicked SERVER, it's asks for administrator password, then browse inside the 2 NTFS partitions. play videos streaming etc with no problem. Also automatically appears on my desktop. see the screenshots.



why i cant do this with default Gnome browser?

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Re: smb4k for Gnome?

Postby Husse on Wed Jun 25, 2008 9:50 am

Don't really know, but it seems that Nautilus is a bit "kinky" at times
Basically this is about how permissions are handled
You could also try to install fusesmb but as it's working for you maybe not...
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