Connecting linux to a windows share & printer

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Show #17:

  • Date: 2005-05-09
  • Subject: Connecting linux to a windows share & printer
  • Duration: 43:31
  • Format: MP3
  • Size: 17,889 kb

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Connecting linux to a windows share & printer.


~~ Printer Setup.

~~ Windows Share Commands.

-Show Shares

smbclient -L //servername/ -U mywinusername

-Connect to Shares

smbclient //servername/sharename -U mywinusername

-Mount Shares

smbmount //servername/sharename /mountdirectory/ -o username=mywinusername,password=mywinpass

-Perm Mount

echo username=mywinusername > .smbpasswd
echo password=mywinpass >> .smbpasswd
chmod 600 .smbpasswd
/etc/fstab file to look like this:
//servername/sharename /mountdirectory/ smbfs credentials=/home/myhomedirectory/.smbpasswd 0 0

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