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Testing sftp connection on localhost:


Testing ftp connection:



Testing NFS connection via a local nfs server and local NFS share

  • Install nfs-kernel-server and nfs-common
  • Add the following line to /etc/exports: /path/to/my/thunar/test/folder *(rw,sync,root_squash,subtree_check)
  • sudo systemctl restart nfs-kernel-server
  • If it does not work, check sudo systemctl status nfs-kernel-server and sudo less /var/log/syslog | grep nfs
  • You can as well try to mount via mount command
    • sudo mkdir /mnt/NFS_Test
    • sudo mount /mnt/NFS_Test

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