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In Nautilus from Gnome 3, the Connect to Server dialog is missing the Type field.

How can I establish a WebDAV connection?

Screenshot of the dialog

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Hi. Could you please tell us what version of Ubuntu you are using and maybe provide a screenshot of the Connect to Server dialog? This would greatly help us figuring out what's going on. Thanks! –  Andrea Corbellini Dec 27 '12 at 14:28
Hi Andrea,I am using version 12.10, how do I upload an image? –  John Brines Dec 27 '12 at 14:49
Please add new information by editing the question. –  user68186 Dec 27 '12 at 14:52
To upload the image, see meta.stackexchange.com/questions/75491/… –  Andrea Corbellini Dec 27 '12 at 14:52
I can't upload yet sorry –  John Brines Dec 27 '12 at 14:59

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In the Server Address field type the following:


The user@ and path parts are of course optional, so, if needed, you can just type:


If you need, you may provide a password as well:

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Thanks for your answer. Such a stupid UI which does not even give a hint which URLs are supported. Used to be much better with the combo box for selection in Gnome 2. –  eudoxos Jul 8 '13 at 7:17
I'm embarrassed to say how long I've been fighting with this, only to find I was missing that trailing slash after host.name. Thanks. –  Marc Jul 15 '14 at 2:08

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