How-to Access Mac Files from Xubuntu Linux on a Local Network

January 5th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Xubuntu Mac OS X Easy File Sharing




The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Set Up an Easy File Sharing between Linux Xubuntu and Mac OS X on Local Network by the Afp Protocol.

The gvfs-backends package provides support for reading and writing files on Mac OS X and original Mac OS network shares via Apple Filing Protocol to applications using gvfs.

The Apple Filing Protocol (AFP), formerly AppleTalk Filing Protocol, is a proprietary network protocol that offers file services for Mac OS X and original Mac OS.

Xubuntu Mac OS X Easy File Sharing with afp - Featured
  1. Open a Terminal Shell emulator window
    Ctrl+Alt+t on desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Afp File Sharing with Xubuntu Linux - Open Terminal
  2. Installing gvfs-backends Package

    sudo apt-get install gvfs-backends

    If Got “User is Not in Sudoers file” then Look: Solution

  3. How-to Enable File Sharing on Mac OS X:

    Mac Enable File Sharing
  4. Open a File Manager window
    Go >> Browse Network
    Or enter the afp IP in the Browsing Bar…

    Xubuntu Mac OS X Easy File Sharing with afp - File Manager Network Drives
  5. Login & Access Shared Stuff

    Xubuntu Mac OS X Easy File Sharing with afp - Login and Access Shared Folders

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