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Samba allows you to access network drives on Windows computers from your Linux computer and to provide network drives for Windows computer on your Linux computer. If your computer accesses a network drive, you are using the Samba client. If you provide a network drive on your computer, you are running the Samba server.

Mounting a network drive

To mount a shared drive from a Windows computer, use

mount -o username=user,password=password //computer/share /mountpoint