How to mount a windows shared drive with a name containing spaces


If you are trying to mount a Windows shared folder that has its name containing spaces you can easily mount it sticking 40 instead the space character:

For example, if the box is at the address 192.168.0.15 and the name of the shared folder is "Name with spaces" you can add the following line into your /etc/fstab

//192.168.0.15/Name40with40spaces /mnt/name-with-spaces bla bla bla

-Sieze

About giannigar

Senior Software Engineer - Groupon - Dublin, Ireland

Posted on January 10, 2011, in Linux and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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