Access Windows Shares In Linux

Accessing windows network shares from the Linux command line is quick and easy. This lets you access windows shares in Linux just like another ,

  1. Get the application smbmount from the repositories using   sudo apt-get smbmount
  2. Then, go to the terminal and key in :
    smbmount \\\\WINDOWS\\c-c mount /mount/Windows' -I
  3. Here "\\\WINDOWS\\c" is the windows share which you want to access and where you want them into.(etc\etc\);
  4. To make this permanent :
    \\\DataHeap /media/server smbfs rw,user,suid<\pre>

This will add the appropriate repository from . That is all. Now access any windows drive as just another drive on your desktop. Feel free to ask for help.

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Chinmoy Kanjilal

Chinmoy Kanjilal is a FOSS enthusiast and evangelist. He is passionate about Android. Security exploits turn him on and he loves to tinker with computer networks. You can connect with him on Twitter @ckandroid.