Re: DnD over remote sessions


On Fri, 2007-08-10 at 15:13 +0200, Piotr Gaczkowski wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm quite unsure if this is the right list to write to, but I'll try
> nonetheless.
> Today while doing some stuff in Nautilus over SSH I stumbled once again
> upon a problem that I can't just drag'n'drop anything from a local
> Nautilus session into the remote one. Moreover I cannot even simply
> copy/paste objects between them.
> Of course there is a workaround. In a local Nautilus I have to open an
> sftp connection to the remote host and copy it there. But I think it's
> not the best way.
> Is there a way to enable drag'n'drop or copy/paste functionality between
> local and remote clients or even between two remote clients? This could
> improve users' experience and help to propagate the "Network is a
> computer" principle.

No, there isn't. As discussed (shortly) in this (long) bug
<> there need to be a
protocol that passes non-local files through X (a special gvfs backend
maybe ?), but currently there nothing.


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