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How to connect to home NAS Windows share via Gigolo?

asked 2012-08-17 17:46:35 -0600

Caustic Crouton gravatar image

updated 2012-08-17 17:47:23 -0600

I'm running the Fedora 17 LXDE spin and am trying to connect to a FreeNAS Windows share (CIFS) via Gigolo. I remember being able to connect via Gigolo when I was using Ubuntu (Gnome) since there I was able to select Windows Share under "server type" in the connection settings dialogue box. All I can select now is SSH, FTP, WebDAV, Secure WebDAV and custom location. Is there some package I have to install via Yum in order to get support for Windows Shares?

The same FreeNAS volume is also configured as an Apple (AFP) (tried with a Mac, works there) and Unix (NFS) (never tried to connect) share, so if anyone could help me connect to those that would also solve my problem.

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answered 2014-12-08 06:32:01 -0600

bwt gravatar image

I had the same problem with Fedora 20 xfce, I had to install the gvfs-smb package.

Note : gvfs-fuse, samba-client and cifs-utils where already installed, not sure if they are needed too.

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answered 2012-08-18 12:19:40 -0600

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You should install the package "samba-client".

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