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Have non-root users mount samba shares using terminal

I want regular (non-root) users to be able to mount samba shares using their terminal. Each user has their own username and password on the share, so I cannot use an fstab entry with a credentials ...
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ubuntu samba gio mount issue: volume doesn't implement mount

I have a fresh install of ubuntu 20.04 where I also installed xubuntu-desktop. In thunar I can access my samba share by typing smb:/// in the address bar. After which it prompts me for my credentials. ...
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How to use GVFS to launch an X program with super user permissions?

I'm trying to port a script to Ubuntu 18.04 that uses gksudo to prompt the user for admin password in order to run a GUI program with the admin permissions. Now, gksudo has been removed from Ubuntu 18....
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nfs mount /etc/fstab entry hangs gtk application

I have that entry in my fstab which works pretty well when I'm at home and 192.168.1.195 is in my LAN # https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/NFS#Mount_using_.2Fetc.2Ffstab_with_systemd 192.168.1.195:/...
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Vim doesn't respect fileformat setting on windows share [Solved]

I have mounted several SMB shares (folders are located on windows server) on my linux machine gvfs-mount smb://user@domain@fileserver/sharedfolder I can access files and edit them in vim, but vim ...
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How to gvfs-mount a CD as non-root user?

I can mount a CD like this: sudo dbus-launch gvfs-mount cdda://sr0 And I get the tracks as .wav files in /root/.gvfs. But it mounts as root, and chown doesn't work (not implemented in the fuse ...
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gvfsd-trash's way of clearing the trash

One of the way that make the laptop reach for its limits is when its clearing up the trash in a gnome based DE with nautilus based FM. With the trash has about a plethora of files (for example, a copy ...
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Copy files from GoPro over USB on Linux

I'm having a problem to copy files from GoPro over standard USB connection. I can copy tons of photos without any problem, but the connections break when I copy large (800Mb+) video files. In my ...
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Can I create a “file” that, when opened, actually gives the output of a command?

I've found myself in a couple of situations now where I'd like to have such a "file" that essentially runs a script whenever it's "opened", allowing me to "read" it's output. For example, I might ...
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How do I navigate to a samba location I've mounted in Nautilus on the command line?

This is the same question here (and a bit of here too), except that I'm running Debian wheezy (7.4). To clear up, these directories do not exist: /run/user /var/run/user ~/.cache/gvfs And this ...
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Mount WebDAV share on Salix

I'm trying to mount a WebDAV share on Salix OS, a Slackware based distro. Initially I only got the davs://something.com:port address; after Googling I found that I needed to use gvfs-mount, but when ...
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Samba mount-point with Nautilus

I'm trying to access by command line to the shares automatically mounted by Nautilus (I'm on a RHEL6), but I'm unable to find the mount point. Googling around I found that I should look in ~/.gvfs, ...
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Accessing gvfs from command shell in Ubuntu

I'm using Ubuntu 12.10. I have some samba share mounted via Nautilus. I'd like to access the files from command shell. They used to appear under $HOME/.gvfs but not any more. Where have they gone to?
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Is gvfs capable of connecting to WebDAV shares with Digest authentication?

On Ubuntu 12.04 I try to connect to a WebDAV share on the local network, from Nautilus (over http, not https). This works with cadaver and davfs (both of which seem to depend on a library called neon ...
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VIM / GVFS / Unwanted access right alteration on save

I'm using Vim under GNU/Linux and I use the gnome functionalities to mount FTP / SFTP as drives using GVFS (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GVFS). When I use Vim to edit files directly on the GVFS ...
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GNOME: I've got problems mounting a WebDAV resource. Where does GVFS's store its error log?

On Ubuntu 11.10, I've got problems mounting a WebDAV resource (Places > Connect to Server). It doesn't tell me why via the GUI. Other resources work, so I'd like to debug where the error is coming ...
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Files edited through gvfs using Eclipse and NetBeans getting corrupted. gedit using smb works fine

I'm facing a strange problem. My development machine was recently moved to Ubuntu. When I edit files situated in a network server (LAN) and then save, the files are getting corrupted. In all cases a ...
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GVIM hangs when saving through GVFS' FTP

I loved Gnome's Nautilus and FTP integration and being able to mount a remote FTP directory as a regular bookmark/directory, and double clicking any remote files to open in any unmodified program. I ...