[kde-linux] Connecting to a samba share at startup
cannewilson at googlemail.com
Mon Jul 30 11:52:21 UTC 2007
On Monday 30 Jul 2007, Boyan Tabakov wrote:
> On Monday 30 July 2007 14:22:50 Anne Wilson wrote:
> > On Monday 30 Jul 2007, Werner Joss wrote:
> > > > How can I ensure that I connect to my home directory on a server,
> > > > when I log
> > > > in to a session?
> > >
> > > Anne,
> > > you could create a shellscript in your ~/.kde/env directory, e.g.
> > > smbmount.sh,
> > > which mounts the samba share via smbmount command.
> > > scripts in ~/.kde/env are executed automatically at login.
> > Yes, of course. I should have remembered that. Could you give me an
> > example of the syntax for passing username and password? I've little
> > experience of shellscripts, and none for this kind of job. Thanks
> > Anne
> Better use mount (it will call smbmount):
> mount -t smbfs -o username=myname password=mypass //service/path
> If you would like to mount the samba share on boot, you could add a fstab
> entry for it too:
> //service/path /mount/point smbfs username=myname,password=mypass 0 0
Very helpful, as always Boyan. I'll try the kde startup version first,
putting the mount into an env shellscript. Thanks
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