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Old 08-07-2007, 04:17 AM   #1
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mounting and browsing network

I want to mount and browse a shared folder in my network
I dont really know much about samba or else,

I already make a folder in /mnt/net
can anyone give me how to mount it in command line?
Old 08-07-2007, 04:59 AM   #2
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try this:

smbmount // /mnt/mount_point -o username=valid_user

(make sure samba-client is installed.)
Old 08-07-2007, 06:37 AM   #3
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thanks, thats really works

but I got one question:
what is the different between mounting it to a mount point and using smb://ipaddress like in konqueror?
Old 08-07-2007, 06:56 AM   #4
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AFAIK, they are very much the same, the only difference is that Konqueror mounts the share in a temporary location.



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