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Mounting CIFS shares on Ubuntu with utf8 support (See related posts)

Just a simple reminder how to use the WD MyBook WE with Linux properly.

sudo aptitude install smbfs
sudo mkdir /media/sharename
sudo vim /etc/nsswitch.conf

hosts: files dns

to read
hosts: files wins dns

sudo aptitude install winbind

I mount it manually with
sudo mount -t cifs //MyBookWorld/PUBLIC /media/shares/MyBook/PUBLIC -o username=

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