Access Windows shares using Samba from command line

apt-get install samba4

 to get the latest version of Samba.

apt-get install cifs-utils

 to get necessary files/utils required to mount Windows shares.

Then do the following:

mkdir /mnt/share

Type the following command to mount the share:

mount -t cifs //windowsmachineip/sharename -o username=user,password=urPassword /mnt/share
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20-01-2016 16:28
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