How To Access Network Shares In Linux Mint/Ubuntu KDE Using Smb4K

Smb4K is a simple and powerful network neighborhood browser that is available for KDE which makes accessing network shares easy.

To install it, open Terminal and type :

sudo apt-get install smb4k

Installing smb4K in Linux Mint/Ubuntu

Once installed, it will show up under the Applications > Accessories section. Smb4K will display all the available remote systems on the network along with their IP addresses.

List of remote systems

Connecting to any of these remote systems is easy to do by double clicking on the system name and entering the network credentials that have access to the respective shares present.

Accessing a network share using Smb4K

The other way to access these shares is directly through the run box as explained in an earlier post here.

Happy sharing.

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