How do you automatically mount a Samba share?

Shawn Milo ShawnMilo at
Wed Sep 22 19:05:42 UTC 2004

> > I know how to do it from the command line, but I want the shares to
> > automatically mount to directories under my home directory every time
> > I log on. Also, I want to be prompted for the password, unless it is the
> > same password I am using to log on to Ubuntu.
> > 
> > Do not tell me to add the lines to fstab -- it is bad practice to hard-code
> > passwords like that. What is the "proper" way to do this in Ubuntu? The
> > way a "desktop user" should be able to do it, without having to resort
> > to the command line?
> I think linneighbhood will do the trick. apt-get it!
> -fabio
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Yes, it will do that.  I've used that in the past.  But I would still have
to launch LinNeighborhood every time I log in.  No good.  Is there
no automatic way in Gnome or Ubuntu to do this?  


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