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Old 05-25-2009, 07:30 PM   #1
Registered: Nov 2004
Distribution: Ubuntu
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specify network linux share on xp machine

I am having trouble specifying a network share that exists on a WinXP machine. I am able to use the shared directory by using Nautilus which displays the share as: smb://htpc-wmce/backup%20(d)/Twiki .

I would like to mount the shared directory but am unable to specify the server and shared directory correctly.

I can run smbclient and get the following result:

scott@TWiki:~$ smbclient -L //htpc-wmce
Domain=[HTPC-WMCE] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]

Sharename Type Comment
--------- ---- -------
Recorded TV Disk
E$ Disk Default share
D$ Disk Default share
SharedDocs Disk
March 09 Disk
Captured Video Disk
HTPC My Documents Disk
My Pictures Disk
Chudokan Disk
BackUp (D) Disk
ADMIN$ Disk Remote Admin
C$ Disk Default share
Domain=[HTPC-WMCE] OS=[Windows 5.1] Server=[Windows 2000 LAN Manager]
Server Comment
--------- -------
Workgroup Master
--------- -------

I would like to mount the share 'BackUp (D) to /home/scott/htshare.
Any help would be appreciated. Thanks, Scott
Old 05-27-2009, 05:25 AM   #2
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I would try
smbmount //htpc-wmce/BackUp\ \(D\)\ Disk /home/scott/htshare


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