I installed Ubuntu last night and...

Matt Zimmerman mdz at canonical.com
Wed Sep 22 07:04:58 UTC 2004

On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 09:55:40AM -0400, Shawn Milo wrote:

> My only complaint so far is that I see no way to mount a network share.
> I have a server running Slackware and Samba. I found the "Windows
> Network" option under Gnome, and double-clicked it, and got nothing.
> How can this be made to work?  I want to map //fileserver/divx to
> /home/shawn/divx, and so on. I do not want to do it in fstab, because
> I will not hard-code a password there. Is this feature fully implemented
> somewhere in Ubuntu as it is in Xandros? The Xandros File Manager (XFM)
> has a "Mount Network Share" in the "Tools" menu, and everything is 
> point-and-click. 

Under Computer->Network, on the File menu, there is a "Connect to Server"
option which I think is what you are looking for.

 - mdz

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