There is a new version of this tutorial available for Ubuntu 10.04 (Lucid Lynx).

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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 ( 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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By: Anonymous

Thanks for the great how-to. I have been struggling for a day trying to get webdav going. And by using your tutorial, I was able to finally get it working!!! Thanks!

By: osmonitor

Thank you for your message and i have known what should i do now.It helps me a lot~~Thank you very much~~

By: irenka

Thanks a lot for this tutorial.

Is it possible to set up webdav for share folders also with remote computers  (out of the internal net, trough internet?)

Thanks in advance