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In ubuntu 12.04 there is a connect to server in the global file menu. I use this to connect to my websites ftp server. Is there a command to do this from the terminal?

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How about ftp? –  Kevin Aug 4 '12 at 18:33
    
I tried ftp but I would like a one line function that mounts the folder –  bmandesign Aug 4 '12 at 18:51

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How about gvfs-mount, if you like the way nautilus handles things:

gvfs-mount 'ftp://[email protected]/path/'

You will find the respective path mounted in $HOME/.gvfs/.

For more information use

gvfs-mount --help

as there is no man page. dpkg -L gvfs-bin will give you all the gvfs-tools that you can use from commandline. And also Google is your friend.

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Thanks, just what i needed –  bmandesign Aug 5 '12 at 10:01

Why not filezilla you just enter your info and it saves it for any other time needing to login plus it is easy to work.

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I am creating a program for myself that i can use to automate things i do daily. I can access ftp do upload and everything, but i want to mount it –  bmandesign Aug 4 '12 at 19:05

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