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CLI Magic: Using GNOMEvfs to Manipulate Files

Apr 09, 2008, 06:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Mayank Sharma)

"While KDE users get to boss KIO slaves for easier access to system and network resources, humble GNOME users can perform similar feats with its virtual file system, called GnomeVFS, which is an extension of the physical filesystem on a disk. Using GnomeVFS, users can work with non-local data that can come from unusual places, such as within compressed gzip archives.

"GnomeVFS is an integral part of GNOME. It comprises several modules that work in the background and give GnomeVFS its functionality..."

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