Mount Windows share on Linux

To mount a Windows share on a Linux machine you’ll need CIFS. To install CIFS, issue the following at shell:

Create an empty folder at the location you want to mount the drive:

To mount the windows share issue the following:

You will be prompted for a password, issue the password and you should now be able to access it.

This share will not mount on boot so you’ll need to be conscious of that.