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The GNOME Journal: Working with Remote Resources

Jan 13, 2005, 08:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jorge O. Castro)

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"In today's connected world, users find themselves managing data on any possible number resources. While keeping data on a local filesystem is still the most commonly used method of accessing files, we are increasingly using networked resources as a means of sharing and backing up data. A typical case would be a web developer copying his/her pages over to a web server using an FTP or WebDAV client, or perhaps copying them over to an SMB share on the corporate network. While these methods work, GNOME offers a transparent method of dealing with these networked resources that makes dealing with them as simple and easy to use as the local filesystem..."

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