How To Set Up WebDAV With Apache2 On Ubuntu 8.10 - Page 3

7 Configure A Linux Client (GNOME) To Connect To The WebDAV Share

If you want to connect to the WebDAV share from a GNOME desktop, go to Places > Connect to Server...:

Select WebDAV (HTTP) as the Service type, type in the Server (192.168.0.100 in this example) and then the Folder (webdav). Do not fill in a User Name yet because otherwise the connection will fail. Click on Connect afterwards:

Now you are being prompted for a user name and password. Type in test along with the password, then click on Connect:

You might get the following error...

... but at the same time the WebDAV share should appear on the desktop, which means you can ignore the error:

Double-click on the icon to open the WebDAV share:

 

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From: William Siddall at: 2009-02-28 03:04:58

Last time it tried it (3 months ago) a webDAV client with Ubuntu/Nautilus was really slow.  Painfully slow.  Unusably slow.  I speculate that it has to do with directory pre-caching that Nautilus tries to do.

From: Carsten at: 2009-02-26 14:01:54

Hello, just a quick question:

Do you also have a config syntax where each user have automaltically a DAV folder, and the login to the DAV URL takes the logged in username and displays for that user the DAV location?

 

Regards,

Carsten

From: solnyshok at: 2009-10-16 11:22:52

Hi, I have problem, that webdav is not asking password and showing directory content.

 

In particular, it DOES ask for password when I connect from Ubuntu->Places->Connect to Server. But when I simply enter my local IP address in web browser (e.g. from my wifi phone on the same network http://192.168.0.x (even without .../webdav/ part of the path) then I get to see all folders without asking for user name or password.

Please help.

From: James at: 2009-03-15 09:08:16

Very well explained but when im trying to copy a file from my computer to my webdav service i cant because the webdav is not shared or something like that what can i do?

From: Daniele at: 2010-05-03 11:57:11

I have followed your complete and useful instructions to install it on my server. It seems to work, as cadaver answers as expected.

The problem appears when I try to connect to webdav. I have tried to:
Select WebDAV (HTTP) as the Service type, typed in the Server (192.168.1.11 for me) and then the Folder (webdav). With these data I get an error saying it is not possible to mount «dav://192.168.1.11/webdav». Not an enabled webDAV share.

So, I have typed "localhost" as Server instead. With it I am asked for user and password and the webdav share appears on the desktop. With a double-click on the icon, I get again an error like "unable to mount it because it is not an enabled WebDAV share.

Any idea?