How to mount a samba share permanently in ubuntu 10.10? Also i dont want to display the share icon in my desktop. How to acheive this task?
You should add it to /etc/fstab. I don't have a SMB server available at the moment but I think the fstab entry should look something like:
//server/share /mountpoint smbfs
man fstab and man mount are your friends here.
Here is a very detailed set of instructions on how to do this permanently from an Ubuntu point of view.
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If you ask about permanent mount, you should use configuraion via fstab.
and add a line which could look like this:
You should use network drive username and password. Disadvantage is password written in a file. MountPoint should exist, (for example
Save fstab and reboot. Done.
To ommit disadvantages, create .smbcredentials file
with following structure:
fstab line should be then as follows: