Hello Gals and Guys (ladies should always be first)
I'm fairly new to PCLinuxOS - I've been trying to find a Linux replacement for Windows that's not flaky and so far this has fitted the bill.
I am using release 2012, and want to perform the equivalent of Win XP "map network drive".
I have a drive connected by USB to my router that I want to connect to - easy peasy in Windows.
From my investigations so far, I understand Samba is the tool for this.
In the configuration menu there is an entry for Samba configuration. When I run this, it opens Firefox with the address "localhost:901" and is unable to connect (?!?!?).
I then found this http://pclosmag.com/html/Issues/200909/page05.html
by David Lally in the magazine and thought it would have the answer. However, this article refers to elements in the Control Centre which don't seem to be in mine - perhaps he's using an older version(?).
I noticed my /etc/fstab file contains a reference to the drive I want to connect to (Disk_a1)
# Entry for /dev/sda9 :
UUID=d5903bb1-7f76-41f7-9b74-895f83af6b73 / ext2 defaults 1 1
none /dev/pts devpts defaults 0 0
//technicolor/Media /mnt/Media cifs username=% 0 0
//technicolor/Disk_a1 /mnt/Router_Shared_Data cifs user,username=% 0 0
//technicolor/Shared /mnt/Shared cifs username=% 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
Any suggestions on where I go from here would be greatly appreciated.