Re: playing multimedia over my local network - how?
Bob Cox wrote:
> Do you have the samba share mounted on the machine you are trying to
> view the video from?
> I cannot get the smb://M/Videos approach to work; albeit I have only
> just tried it.
> Try mounting the Videos directory and then see what happens. Something
> # mount -t cifs //M/Videos /mnt/videos -o [ options ]
Yup, I just now made this work. I can now play videos in /mnt/videos
locally from machine M as if it were a local filesystem.
Now what remains to be done is to get the right configuration for samba.
At present, I am using sudo with username and password to mount the
$> sudo mount -t cifs -o username=hs //gurh/Music /mnt/videos
Now I am starting to search for the right or the recommended samba
configuration for this scenario.
Thanks and regards.
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