Mount Samba FS on Linux
Have you ever wanted to map to a remote drive or mount a samba share on Linux? The commands a really easy, and they’re chronicled here.
First, grab Samba:
sudo apt-get install smbfs
Then use smbmount
sudo smbmount //remote/path/ /local/mount/path/ -o username=[user]
Behind -o, you can specify a number of comma-separated options. To connect to the remote FS that I desired, I just needed the username specified. Once you execute the smbmount, you may get a “Password:” prompt. Make sure that you’re not hopelessly entering your sudo password, as this is probably the password for the FS.
A good resource for this whole process is on this wiki, or you can do a