SMB Browsing Tools

Harold Aling h.aling at
Thu Mar 29 21:14:00 UTC 2007

Surajram Kumaravel wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm quite new to Xubuntu (i haven't started using it.. i'm waiting for 
> the iso files to download) but i've used Ubuntu and XFCE (on Zenwalk) 
> quite often.
> I was going through the software listing page at 
> and found that there is 
> a requrement for a SMB browsing tool. I haven't Tried using FUSE but 
> from what I have read it will also overcome one of the biggest problems 
> users migrating to linux face, i.e NTFS write access
> Coming back to the main reason for this thread... I remember using an 
> extremely usefull tool as LinNeighborhood long time back
> I suppose this project is not under development. but i still feel that 
> this might be useful
> Also i came across a tool called xsmbrowser. I cant find any link to the 
> web site now but here is a link to a google search 
> regards,
> Surajram Kumaravel
> p.s. forgive any mistakes coz. i'm in a hurry...
I have fusesmb running all the time. With fusesmb you can mount an 
entire network. You can specify per workgroup/domain/server what 
username/password to use. Too bad fusesmb doesn't have a GUI popup when 
you encounter a share which you can not access with the given credentials...


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