Connecting to your Unix home directory in Ubuntu Linux

Revision as of 19:57, 19 October 2014 by Ihu041 (talk | contribs)
Information.gif Please give us a
Feedback

link Here you will find what is your home

You can connect this home area as a Windows (samba) share or as a sftp share.

Connecting via SFTP

  • Open nautilus
  • Press Ctrl + L (L for Location)

Sftp-mot-sync-nautilus.png

  • Type your username and password, choose to remember the password if you wish.


Sftp-mot-sync-nautilus-log-in-user-password.png

  • If you are prompted to confirm the identity of the server select "Log In Anyway"

Unknown-identity1.png

  • In the left column under Network you've got the connection. Press the Home (circled) and then to your home directory.

Sftp-mot-sync-nautilus-sidebar.png

  • To keep the connection to the home area you can bookmark. This is done by pressing the "Add bookmark" from the Bookmarks menu.

Sftp-mot-sync-nautilus-bookmark.png

  • The bookmark may be given a more descriptive name. This can be done by right-clicking on the bookmark and select "Rename"

Sftp-mot-sync-nautilus-bookmark-rename.png Sftp-mot-sync-bookmark-rename-png.png

  • It will look like this when you hover the mouse pointer over the bookmark you created. And you go straight to the home directory when you select this bookmark.