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Re: [Gnump3d-users] setting up GNUMP3d with music on a seperate Windows

From: Travis Thompson
Subject: Re: [Gnump3d-users] setting up GNUMP3d with music on a seperate Windows computer
Date: Wed, 17 Oct 2007 18:04:39 -0400

I believe smbfs is deprecated in Ubuntu.  I'd go with cifs instead:

On 10/16/07, Steve Kemp < address@hidden> wrote:
On Fri Oct 12, 2007 at 11:14:01 -0400, Brian Shepard wrote:
>    I recently inherited an old laptop that I have Ubuntu Server 7.04 running
>    on.  I installed GNUMP3d; everything works and I can get to GNUMP3d from
>    my other computers.  The problem is I don't know how to set the music
>    directory (root=) to the directory on my Windows XP computer that contains
>    my music.  The music is in K:\music, the Windows computer's name on the
>    network is HTPC and it has a static IP of  I installed Samba,
>    but don't know if I need to use it or configure it to get to that Windows
>    directory.  Is is possible to set root=//HTPC/K:/music or some such
>    nonsense?  BTW, Ubuntu Server is CLI and I'm a noob.

  YOu will need to mount the Windows share locally for the
software to work.

  smbfs will do for you, or ciffs, here is a simple article
which might help you in the right direction:


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