I'd like to use Pantheon to connect to a remote server via ssh. I verified that the credentials correct - I can connect via ssh in the terminal.

It appears to connect, but then says

Unable to Mount Folder. Could not connect to the server for this folder.

No matter which folder I choose, /, ~, or /home/myuser (I have read access to /).

  • What protocol are you using? Samba? – wolf Oct 9 '16 at 14:56
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    @wolf I'm selecting ssh in the option, as in sftp. (Did that answer the question?) – FooBar Oct 9 '16 at 15:31
  • But trying smb in the url bar leads to the same problem. – FooBar Oct 9 '16 at 15:39
  • I also had the same issues with the Files app. I installed nautilus and was easily able to access my personal network shares. I know it is not a 'fix' to install a different app, but thought it might help for the time being. – Travis Dill Oct 9 '16 at 20:33

There are two open bugs re: "unable to mount folder" and reading your ssh config:

Please subscribe there so as to help the devs diagnose the issue and test the proper fix.

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