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    mountind windows shares problems

    i am trying to mount my windows shared folder i have installed smbfs, made the dir, and added "//192.168.0.111/My Documents /home/username/Windows cifs uid=username,user=username,pasword=password 0 0" to the fstab file and remounted. it gives me error line 14 in /etc/fstab is bad. but if i change //192.168.0.111/My Documents to //192.168.0.111/Videos it works. how can i get My Documents to work?

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    Re: mountind windows shares problems

    Try to replace

    //192.168.0.111/My Documents

    by


    //192.168.0.111/My\040Documents

    Most likely, the problem is due to the space contained in the path.

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    Re: mountind windows shares problems

    thanks that fixed my problem

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