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I have 2 machines running Ubuntu. One of them contains a music library on its windows partition.

I can connect to that computer's music library via 'connect to server' and save that location as a bookmark, but I can't figure out a way to add that folder/bookmark to my Clementine library.

Any ideas?

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Do you have something more complicated? Just for a simple mortal? Something like any basic computer user could...use? – PGodinho Jul 1 '13 at 16:00

Just found this post before but found easier solution for Ubuntu 12.10.

So to share for anyone else looking...

Ubuntu stores network shares as a folder in /run/user/<user-name>/gvfs/<share-name>

In Clementine just add that share folder. Saves a lot of time.

In 12.04 I think it is /home/<user-name>/.gvfs/<share-name> but not sure if Clementine will see hidden folders worth a shot though.

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You should consider adding a link to the original post/solution. (And a hidden folder is just a folder like any other, the difference is that its name starts with a dot.) – edwin Jul 1 '13 at 16:36

This can be done by sharing the source Music folder with Samba, and have the remote machine automount the share to the local Music folder.

On the Machine that has the music files:

  1. Setup Samba server.

  2. Define a share at ~/Music (or wherever your music files are located).

On the Remote Machine:

  1. Install smbfs

  2. Edit /etc/fstab to mount the share to ~/Music (or anywhere else you want). Instructions

  3. Add the folder that the share is mounted to to Clementine Library.

A similar solution can be done with ssh/sshfs, if you need a more security.

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