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Mount a Windows share on the local network (Ubuntu)

Terminal - Mount a Windows share on the local network (Ubuntu)
sudo mount -t cifs //$ip_or_host/$sharename /mnt
2009-11-23 14:24:02
User: sb
Functions: mount sudo
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Mount a Windows share on the local network (Ubuntu)

Mount a Windows share. Usually the IP is needed for the $ip_or_host option. Getting hostnames working on a local network never seems to work.

Alternatives

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Terminal - Alternatives
sudo mount -t cifs -o user,username="samba username" //$ip_or_host/$sharename /mnt
sudo mount -t cifs -o credentials=/path/to/credenials //hostname/sharename /mount/point
2009-11-23 23:55:20
User: magma_camel
Functions: mount sudo
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mounts a samba share on a remote machine using a credentials file that can be in a file tht is not accessable by other users the file will look like:

username="username"

password="password"

best option i belive

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