I am trying to install a software from remote server

sudo mount -t cifs // /opt/matlab8.4 -o guest

It gives me error:

mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on //,
       missing codepage or helper program, or other error
       (for several filesystems (e.g. nfs, cifs) you might
       need a /sbin/mount.<type> helper program)
       In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
       dmesg | tail  or so

I installted nfs-common as mentioned in this answer: Why do I get "wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock" error?

Still facing the same problem. What I have to do?


nfs-common is for NFS mounts. For CIFS mounts, you need mount.cifs, which is provided by cifs-utils.

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