How To Mount a Windows Share on Ubuntu 16.0.4 LTS

Recently I just installed Ubuntu 16.0.4 LTS on my Dell laptop and needed to connect to my cifs share off the FreeNAS and ran the normal mount command and it failed. Never been an issue on Fedora 24 and a new install but has been many years since I have been on Ubuntu. From the above line you see that I am passing the dir_mode and file_mode parameters to make sure that I can read / write the share. This... read more

Mounting a NAS read / write on Fedora 12 +

Recently upgraded my NAS and had an issue where I could mount the device on Fedora but would only in Read Only mode.  For my purpose I was mounting with a script to my home directory but wanted to add it to a directory called share on my root in read / write mode by adding it to /etc/fstab after figuring out why I could not write to the directory. Part of the solution is to add UID and GID of my id,... read more