Mount shared Samba directories on Ubuntu

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Prerequisite

You must install the followwing package:

apt-get install smbclient
apt-get install cifs-utils

From console

mount -t cifs //server_ip_address/shared_name /mount_path --verbose -o user=user_samba,password=password_samba

To mount automaticaly this directory at the startup, you must modify the file /etc/fstab

sudo -s
nano /etc/fstab

Add th following line at the end

//server_ip_address/shared_name /mount_path smbfs _netdev,credentials=/home/user/.smbcredentials,iocharset=utf8 0 0

where:

//server_ip_adress : Ip address of the Samba server /mount_path : mount destination smbfs : mount tyoe (Samba) _netdev : to wait the connection before mount credentials=/home/user/.smbcredentials: pathfile of the authentification file iocharset=utf8: to support prominent character

Authenfication file

nano /home/user/.smbcredentials

Add the following lines

username=USERNAME
password=PASSWORD

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