open up a file browser window. Hit ctrl-l for 'location' and for the location type sftp://firstname.lastname@example.org/directory1/directory1/ to connect.
This will give a similar setup like Fugu on Mac. Just be careful when looking at a browser window whether you are looking at the local folder or the remote SSH folder!
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