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Thread: How to map drive in linux

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    How to map drive in linux

    I know this is pretty easy in Windows based Operating System. But i have moved to Linux as i have a curiosity to learn and experiment with different Operating Systems. How to map drive in linux from a local network? Please help the newbie...

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    Re: How to map drive in linux

    You must install samba packages and other dependency before you can mount a network windows partition on your linux machine. Once you have installed samba then run this command :
    Code:
    mount -t smbfs
    This could help...

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    Re: How to map drive in linux

    Try using this command :

    Code:
    mkdir /mount
    mount //comp1/shared /mount
    This will work for mounting network drives. in the above command comp1 is the name of the network computer and shared is the folder/directory which is shared... This command will mount the network share in the mount folder that you created in the above command...

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