The Ubuntu equivalent of the Windows "Run" function?

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  1. androidkaita

    androidkaita Drop The Gun

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    I need to access my media server, and in windows all I have to do is go to run, then type in the iP address (Run->\\192.xxx.x.xx\public) and it opens my server in a new exporer window.

    How do I do this in Ubuntu?

    Thanks!
     
  2. ultimakillz

    ultimakillz Teh Fett Mawn

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    have you tried accessing it through a web browser?
     
  3. MenaceInc

    MenaceInc Staff Member Staff Member

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    Fairly sure you can type in the address bar of the file explorer. Haven't used any GNU/Linux distros in quite a while though.
     
  4. slicer4ever

    slicer4ever Coding random shit

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    iirc, to mount a network file system in linux/ubuntu from terminal: mnt \\server\\folder, then it should be in the directory path of: /mnt/folder

    but it's been about a year since i messed with networking under linux, so i can't guarantee the info is 100%

    just in case menace's solution doesn't work, but ubuntu's file explorer is probably smart enough to recognize network path's in the address bar.
     
  5. androidkaita

    androidkaita Drop The Gun

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    Thanks guys, I got it now!

    All I had to do was go to the "Home" folder then select network, and my fileserver was actually already listed there somehow!
     

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