Mounting an FTP space ?

John Nielsen lists at
Thu Mar 1 15:58:26 UTC 2007

On Thursday 01 March 2007 01:37, Never you mind wrote:
> On my Mac from the Finder I can select "Connect to server", give it the
> details of an ftp location and it will connect and display the ftp
> space as a drive on the desktop.
> Can I obtain the same sort of functionality using freeBSD and xfce
> desktop manager?

I haven't used it, but the sysutils/fusefs-curlftpfs should allow you to mount 
an ftp location as a virtual filesystem. The desktop icon thing you'll have 
to work out on your own, but it shouldn't be too difficult (a shortcut to 
your chosen mountpoint should suffice).


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