If you have a storage location on a network drive, you can easily map the location using Files in Pop!_OS.
Open Files and click on “Other Locations” on the left side overview. It should open a window similar to the one below:
Enter the address of the server into the box which says “Enter server address…” with one of the following prefixes appended to the beginning of the address.
|File Transfer Protocol||ftp:// or ftps://|
|Network File System||nfs://|
|SSH File Transfter Protocol||sftp:// or ssh://|
|WebDAV||dav:// or davs://|
The image below shows a Samba connection to the server storage.wpi.edu:
On the dialog that pops up, enter your account information for the server, then select how it will be remembered by Files. The window looks similar to the one below:
Once this is done, hit “Connect” in the top right and you can access the files on the network drive.
This article was contributed by kylecorry31.