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Old 06-22-2004, 04:19 PM   #1
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net view/net use

I have Samba installed in my linux box. IP-address is When I want to look up it's shares from Windows I write to command line "net view \\" and I could see all the shares. What is best way to do the same thing from Linux?
And the same with "net use x: \\\homefolder?
Old 06-22-2004, 04:32 PM   #2
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From "man smbclient"
-L This option allows you to look at what services are available on a server. You use it as smb-
client -L host and a list should appear. The -I option may be useful if your NetBIOS names don't
match your TCP/IP DNS host names or if you are trying to reach a host on another network.
To mount the share (like mapping a drive):
mkdir /mnt/share
mount -t smbfs //ip.of.the.server/share /mnt/share -o username=USER,password=PASS
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nm someone got here first


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