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Usually when I want to find a particular file on my local machine, I'll open up a terminal and do find . -name "*blah*" from the directory which I want to search within. Now I want to search from a network share, which I can access in nautilus by browsing to smb://192.168.1.x/blah/ ... or by ssh://192.168.1.x/blah/ .. but how can I open a terminal at this location and/or search for files there?

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When you mount a network share in Nautilus in the Connect to Server window, the share is mounted in /home/$USER/.gvfs. So, if your username is bob, and you have mounted the network share Shared Docs on the computer Windows, it would be mounted under /home/bob/.gvfs/Shared Docs on Windows.

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Note though that if you're in the terminal accessing this, spaces in directory names need to be escaped (like this: /home/iamgod/The\ Ending) – Thomas W. Jul 20 '12 at 16:10
Thanks, I forgot about that. You can also put the path in quotes (like this: "/home/iamgod/The Ending") – Aaron Hill Jul 20 '12 at 16:11
Some programs don't parse that right, if you're using a program to edit files via full-paths, hence why i mentioned escaping. – Thomas W. Jul 20 '12 at 16:12

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