Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 453339
Drag/drop to terminal window inserts URL, not .gvfs path
Last modified: 2015-03-03 17:32:55 EST
Description of problem:
I use gvfs for mounting a samba share. I frequently access files on the share
with non-gnome applications via the command line. The .gvfs directory is very
useful for this.
However, for any non-gvfs path, dragging and dropping a file from nautilus to a
shell inserts a command-line usable path. However, from .gvfs it will insert
something like smb://server/path/to/file. This doesn't work with any command
line applications I use. It would be considerably more useful if dragging a file
to a terminal window instead inserted the path of the file in ~/.gvfs.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
gvfs.i386 0.2.3-11.fc9 installed
gvfs-fuse.i386 0.2.3-11.fc9 installed
nautilus.i386 2.22.3-1.fc9 installed
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Create a new gnome place with 'Connect to Server...'
2. Mount the gnome place
3. Open a gnome terminal window
4. Type 'less ' on command line, then drag a file from the gnome place window to
the terminal window.
5. Hit enter.
> less smb://server/path/to/file
smb://server/path/to/file: No such file or directory
> less ~/.gvfs/server/path/to/file
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