In Ubuntu running Gnome 2 you were able to select "Connect to Server" from the Places menu and you would get a graphical connection to whatever server you connected to.
How can you do this from within Xubuntu?
I was able to connect to servers by first running
Then, open up any folder and hit Ctrl+L. In the location dialog box it presented I could then enter:
This would give me a browser of the remote system.
This is not yet built in into thunar, it is however work in progress. In the meantime, use