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Bug 453339 - Drag/drop to terminal window inserts URL, not .gvfs path
Summary: Drag/drop to terminal window inserts URL, not .gvfs path
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gvfs
Version: 9
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Tomáš Bžatek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-06-29 22:00 UTC by Matthew Booth
Modified: 2015-03-03 22:32 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 16:36:51 UTC

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Description Matthew Booth 2008-06-29 22:00:07 UTC
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       

How reproducible:

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.
Actual results:
> less smb://server/path/to/file
smb://server/path/to/file: No such file or directory

Expected results:
> less ~/.gvfs/server/path/to/file

Comment 1 Bug Zapper 2009-06-10 01:50:54 UTC
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Comment 2 Bug Zapper 2009-07-14 16:36:51 UTC
Fedora 9 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2009-07-10. Fedora 9 is 
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