I have X11 Forwarding on, and want to use a graphical interface to manage files.
How can I start the default file manager over ssh?
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If you want to use the prefered file manager you can use
xdg-open, to open for example the file manager in
Projects/ you can use
Source : xdg-open
The file manager is
pantheon-files, so simply running
pantheon-files does not run in the background by default and generates plenty of terminal output:
huey@galactica:~$ pantheon-files [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 11:43:27.546677] Application.vala:155: Files version: 0.2.1 [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 11:43:27.546761] Application.vala:157: Kernel version: 3.8.11 [_LOG_LEVEL_INFO 11:43:27.718180] Application.vala:84: Report any issues/bugs you might find to http://bugs.launchpad.net/pantheon-files [_LOG_LEVEL_WARN 11:43:27.722268] [libnotify] Failed to connect to proxy [_LOG_LEVEL_WARN 11:43:27.806887] [dconf] failed to commit changes to dconf: GDBus.Error:org.gtk.GDBus.UnmappedGError.Quark._g_2dfile_2derror_2dquark.Code2: Failed to create file: Permission denied
I chose instead to run it in