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1. Install the required package.

  1. apt-get install smbfs

2.a Load module manually

  1. modprobe smbfs

2.b or on startup by inserting the next line into /etc/modules.

  1. smbfs

3. Create directory to mount windows share to.

  1. mkdir /mnt/smb
  2. chmod 775 /mnt/smb

4. Mount the share

  1. mount -t smbfs -o username=WINDOWSUSERNAME //WINDOWS_IP/path/to/share

Now you should be able to access your SMB drive under /mnt/smb.

5. Once you are done you can unmount the drive with

  1. umount -f /mnt/smb