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October 19, 2012

Howto mount windows shared folder in Ubuntu

Filed under: Linux Related — Tags: , — Syed Jahanzaib / Pinochio~:) @ 11:00 AM

First create a folder where you want to mount windows folder in. Then mount the target windows shared folder in it using below commands.

mkdir /mnt/winfolder
mount -t cifs // /mnt/winfolder -o username=zaib,password=mypassword,domain=mydomain


# is Windows System where our required folder is shared

# change the user name , password, and domain as per your local settings.


  1. Brother can u help me to configure a squid with ZPH for mikrotik PPPoE user that they can browse with LAN speed from cache?

    Sent from iPhone

    Comment by arafatceh — October 23, 2012 @ 12:40 AM

  2. could you please create a tutorial about how to make fileserver like samba file server for internet cafe or fileserver with autoindexing,,, thanks before,,, your blog give benefit to many people…..

    Comment by warnetbuntamas — October 29, 2012 @ 8:36 AM

  3. hotmail and facebook problem

    Comment by rehmat ali — November 11, 2012 @ 9:25 PM

  4. assalam-o-alaikum
    Dear sir
    i am Rashid form Lalamusa(gujrat)
    sir i i running a network and i registered my on ISP Company FST WEB & WIRELESS COMMUNICATIONS (PVT.) LIMITED]
    i have some serious problems in my server .
    and form PTA plz send me your MOBIEL #no i want some advice & ideas
    my Mob# 03006262367
    plz send me mail r sms & i will call u plz plz plz
    i am very tensed -:(

    Comment by Rashid ali — November 23, 2012 @ 12:01 AM

    • Email me
      aacable [at]

      Comment by Syed Jahanzaib / Pinochio~:) — November 23, 2012 @ 10:12 AM

      • salam sir
        maine ni cvas license apply keya hai us k leya muj ko network plan cheya keya app muj ko wo bina k dy skty hain oer maine 50mb vdsl chliana hai us k leya konsa server hardware theek riha ga jo 150 sy 200 user handle kir sky ?

        Comment by Rashid ali — November 23, 2012 @ 10:16 PM

  5. Assalaamu Alaikum

    bhai jaan aap bata saktay hain yai kabhi kabar meray pass ajata hay aap ki website kay ilawa google facebook main ya our kuch site hain un main yai error aa jata hay yai kaisay saheeh hota plz aap batain is kay baray hain
    The requested URL could not be retrieved

    The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the URL:

    Unable to determine IP address from host name “”

    The DNS server returned:

    Refused: The name server refuses to perform the specified operation.

    This means that the cache was not able to resolve the hostname presented in the URL. Check if the address is correct.

    Your cache administrator is

    Generated Sat, 23 Feb 2013 17:17:06 GMT by (squid/2.7.STABLE7)

    Comment by abdulsami — February 23, 2013 @ 10:21 PM

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