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Mount windows folder on Ubuntu/Linux

Linux, Sachin Puri, 2019-02-09 14:54:17


Step 1: Share the folder (which your want to mount on ubuntu) on windows machine

Step 2: create a folder which will be your mount point /mnt/data

sudo mkdir /mnt/data

Step 3: Check available shared resources/ sharename


smbclient -L //<ip-address> -U <windows-username>

Step 4: Mount

sudo mount -t cifs -o username=<username> //<ip-address>/<sharename> /mnt/data/

Errors and Solutions


cannot mount ....... read-only


apt-get upgrade cifs-utils


wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock


apt-get upgrade cifs-utils

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