[xubuntu-users] File Sharing
markoresko at gmail.com
Sun Oct 12 01:00:14 BST 2008
Robert Brookes wrote:
> [Places] menu, I was hoping someone may be able to give me a quick steer
> as to how I should file share between systems (LAN), and connect to FTP
> with Xubuntu.
> Thanks in advance.
I use smbmount and smbumount commands to mount remote SMB share.
(How to make smb share on other machine , you can find on
Where you can even find even how to permanently automount
smb shares on every boot.
I my case it is done by:
sudo apt-get install smbfs
You set your smb password on host computer with:
sudo smbpasswd -L _yourusername_
If you dont use dhcp server on your local network,
you can set hostname(s) in:
sudo nano /etc/hosts
I set up directories to mount shars with:
sudo mkdir /mnt/sharename
sudo chown _yourusername_ /mnt/sharename -R
sudo chmod u+rw /mnt/sharename -R
I mounnt shares with:
sudo /usr/bin/smbmount //hostname/sharename /mnt/sharename -n -o
And dismount them with:
sudo /usr/bin/smbumount /mnt/sharename
You can put that commands in some file in home directory
and You can look at the previous links how to do it automatically on
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