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    Where is the ssh connection via nautilus has gone?

    Hi friends.

    how to connect to ssh server with 13.04 via nautilus?

    please see image.

    thank you for your time.
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    Re: Where is the ssh connection via nautilus has gone?

    Code:
    protocol://hostname:port
    should work. You need to specify port only if it is not default one.

    I just tried it with SSH and works flawlessly.

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    Re: Where is the ssh connection via nautilus has gone?

    You have got to be kidding me. Gnome has changed "Connect to Server"? Because the old way was too intuitive?

    The unrelenting desire to reduce function by Gnome is making Gnome irrelevant. They didn't take it away in Xubuntu 13.04 did they?

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    Re: Where is the ssh connection via nautilus has gone?

    Just out of curiosity and only if you have the time does Gigolo exhibit the same lack of options? When you run gigolo and use the Actions > Connect you should get the attached dialog box.
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    Re: Where is the ssh connection via nautilus has gone?

    Quote Originally Posted by Morbius1 View Post
    You have got to be kidding me. Gnome has changed "Connect to Server"? Because the old way was too intuitive?
    Depends on how you look at it...

    I didn't care for Gnome's "less_is_more" paradigmatic shift, at first blush.

    I actually quit using Nautilus, for several months, because of all of the functionality they stripped out of it, but finally reneged. After all, we're supposed to be testing this stuff, warts and all.

    Now that I'm starting to get used to the changes, I find them more palatable.

    That said, Nautilus is at least usable now, and getting better every day.

    Stay tuned...
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    Re: Where is the ssh connection via nautilus has gone?

    I just enter the url manually, in the location bar, the first time, then bookmark the connection in Nautilus, then use the bookmark from then on.

    The process I use the first time is:

    1. Open Nautilus
    2. Press Ctrl-t to open a second tab
    3. Press Ctrl-l to open the location bar
    4. type sftp://servername
    5. do what i have to.
    6. Profit

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    Re: Where is the ssh connection via nautilus has gone?

    Yes the new dialog does look like it's made for more experienced users except added Browse button if i understand correctly what it's for does simplify network shares discovery if less experienced user finds this dialog in Nautilus/Files. But for "command line" example at least it should be added how you define port number in the example or better yet as it was suggested use protocol://hostname: port as more general example.

    But basically new dialog is just one more "command line" GUI tool? Good or bad i don't know but i guess if you want to make nice and simple GUI tool to connect to variety of server (protocols) and you end up with just another "command line" embedded in GUI dialog it kinda beats the purpose indeed!
    Last edited by EgoGratis; February 17th, 2013 at 12:42 AM.

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    Re: Where is the ssh connection via nautilus has gone?

    Works fine here, too...

    I need to connect to remote (web) servers often.

    There are a couple of ways of doing it:
    • Connect to Server
    • Enter Location


    I prefer "Enter Location", e.g. via command line.

    To make life easier, once you successfully mount the server:
    • Right-click the server name
    • Add Bookmark


    That way, in the future, it becomes a single-click (bookmark) & auth (enter credentials) affair...
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