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Old 03-15-2005, 07:41 AM   #1
jhonny
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accessing windows share folders


hi, I'm new to linux and wanted to explore it using amigo coz its easy to install. my question is how do I access windows shared folders on my lan using amigo.
 
Old 03-15-2005, 07:53 AM   #2
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I use Suse, but assume it's the same answer -
you need to have samba installed and then you can use smbmount. If you create a directory /mnt and want to access the shared 'C' from pc 'pcname' then :
smbmount \\\\pcname\\c /mnt
the c drive will then be mounted in /mnt
you can find samba details at www.samba.org
Good luck
 
Old 03-16-2005, 03:03 PM   #3
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You'll need the samba packages for slackware 9.1. There may be several small packages needed to get it going.
Afterwards you could add LinNeighborhood to make for easier access.
 
  


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