viernes, 5 de abril de 2013

Connect to Windows 7 Shared Folders from Ubuntu 12.10

This simple and brief tutorial is going to show beginners how to connect to Windows 7 shared folders from Ubuntu in home / work based network.


  • Assume that you already have the Windows 7 shared folder created, and it's connected to the network.
  • Get the Windows 7 username and password, hostname or ip address (Start -> cmd -> run hostname command or ipconfig command).

To get started:

In Ubuntu open Nautilus file browser by going to Home Folder, then head to menu File -> Connect to Server…

In pop-up window, select type Windows Share. Then:

  • type in server: Windows 7 IP address or hostname (in all CAPS).
  • type in Domain name all in CAPS
  • input username and password and others

After all click on connect and it pops up a new Nautilus window with shared folder opened.

That's it.

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