Question

Can I use nautilus file manager on my ubuntu laptop to upload and edit files on my droplet?

Hi, I’m used to ftp’ing into my hostgator server fro nautilus on my ubuntu laptop and using nautilus to upload files and edit files on the server.

Is it possible to use nautilus to do the same with my droplet?

Subscribe
Share

Submit an answer
You can type!ref in this text area to quickly search our full set of tutorials, documentation & marketplace offerings and insert the link!

These answers are provided by our Community. If you find them useful, show some love by clicking the heart. If you run into issues leave a comment, or add your own answer to help others.

Accepted Answer

Hello!

You should be able to use nautilus to edit the files hosted on your droplet. In order to do that you can try to following commands:

  1. Open your terminal and type (if it fails, try with sudo):
nautilus-connect-server
  1. Enter the IP address of the droplet:
ssh://yourIPaddress
  1. Then enter your username and password.

This should work for you and should be able to see the files on your droplet.

Let me know if you have any questions.

Alex

Hey Alex,

Thanks for replying.

Your solution worked perfectly.

You’re a star! Cheers.