Mount Windows Shares in Ubuntu (or derivative)

1. edit your /etc/hosts file; give the Windows machine an associated name (or to be consistent with Windows networking, the machine’s Netbios name)2. install the samba and smbfs packages (sudo apt-get install samba/smbfs)3. Create a directory for the share to appear locally (sudo mkdir /mnt/bob, for instance)4. Edit /etc/fstab for the share (example of //systemname/sharename…

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