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Samba allows you to access network drives from Windows computers from your Linux computer and to provide network drives for Windows computer on your Linux computer.
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Samba allows you to access network drives on Windows computers from your Linux computer and to provide network drives for Windows computer on your Linux computer. If your computer accesses a network drive, you are using the Samba client. If you provide a network drive on your computer, you are running the Samba server.
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= Mounting a network drive =
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To mount a shared drive from a Windows computer, use
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mount -o username=''user'',password=''password'' //''computer''/''share'' ''/mountpoint''

Revision as of 11:48, 3 March 2009

Samba allows you to access network drives on Windows computers from your Linux computer and to provide network drives for Windows computer on your Linux computer. If your computer accesses a network drive, you are using the Samba client. If you provide a network drive on your computer, you are running the Samba server.

Mounting a network drive

To mount a shared drive from a Windows computer, use

mount -o username=user,password=password //computer/share /mountpoint