How to install Gigolo in Ubuntu – A Best Application for Linux to Manage Remote File System

In this article, we are going to learn How to install Gigolo remote file system manager in Ubuntu 19.04. Gigolo is an open-source GUI (Graphical User Interface) application for Linux used to browse remote shares or remote file systems easily. It uses GVfs or GIO to access and manage a remote file system. Gigolo is a alternative application of Konqueror, GNOME Nautilus. It’s a user-friendly application and anyone can use this application to connect and access remote shares. You just have to select the Service type eg: Windows Share, SSH, FTP then enter your Username, Password, and Port number to access the remote file system.

How to install Gigolo in Ubuntu – A Best Application for Linux to Manage Remote File System

How to install Gigolo in Ubuntu – The Best Application for Linux to Manage Remote File System

Follow the below steps to install Gigolo in Ubuntu – The Best Application for Linux to Manage Remote File System:

Before starting the installation of the Gigolo remote file system manager application let’s update packages & repositories of Ubuntu using the below command.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get update   # Update Packages & Repositories
Hit:1 http://security.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-security InRelease                                  
Hit:4 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial InRelease
Hit:5 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-updates InRelease
Hit:6 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial-backports InRelease
Reading package lists... Done

After updating the packages & repositories now we are ready to install the Gigolo package. To install this app we don’t have to install any 3rd party PPA repository as it’s a part of the default repository of Ubuntu. So let’s go ahead and install the same using the below command.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install gigolo   # Install the Package
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
  mc-data
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it.
The following NEW packages will be installed:
  gigolo
0 upgraded, 1 newly installed, 0 to remove and 228 not upgraded.
Need to get 133 kB of archives.
After this operation, 1,022 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Get:1 http://us.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu xenial/universe amd64 gigolo amd64 0.4.2-1 [133 kB]
Fetched 133 kB in 1s (71.8 kB/s) 
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Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+19.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...
Setting up gigolo (0.4.2-1) ...

As you can see above we have successfully installed the Gigolo remote file system manager package. Now to confirm the same use the below command.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -l gigolo   # Confirm the installed Package
Desired=Unknown/Install/Remove/Purge/Hold
| Status=Not/Inst/Conf-files/Unpacked/halF-conf/Half-inst/trig-aWait/Trig-pend
|/ Err?=(none)/Reinst-required (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name                                 Version                 Architecture            Description
+++-====================================-=======================-=======================-=============================================================================
ii  gigolo                               0.4.2-1                 amd64                   frontend to manage connections to remote filesystems using GIO/GVfs

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Now to open the application just type the command gigolo on the shell prompt. Refer to the command below.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ gigolo   # Open the application

You can also open the Gigolo remote file system manager graphically using the Search your computer box.

How To Uninstall Gigolo Application in Ubuntu?

For any reason, if you don’t like Gigolo Application and want to uninstall the application from your system using the following commands.

itsmarttricks@ubuntu:~$ sudo dpkg -r gigolo   # Uninstall the Gigolo remote file system manager Package
(Reading database ... 212502 files and directories currently installed.)
Removing gigolo (0.4.2-1) ...
Processing triggers for gnome-menus (3.13.3-6ubuntu3.1) ...
Processing triggers for desktop-file-utils (0.22-1ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for bamfdaemon (0.5.3~bzr0+19.04.20160824-0ubuntu1) ...
Rebuilding /usr/share/applications/bamf-2.index...
Processing triggers for mime-support (3.59ubuntu1) ...

That’s all, In this article, we have explained How to install Gigolo in Ubuntu – The Best Application for Linux to Manage the Remote File System. I hope you enjoy this article. If you like this article, then just share it. If you have any questions about this article, please comment.

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