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    Smb4K is an advanced network neighborhood browser for KDE and a frontend to the programs of the Samba software suite.


    The purpose of Smb4K is to provide a program that's easy to use and has as many features as possible.

    • Scanning for (active) workgroups, hosts, and shares
    • Support of the CIFS (Linux) and SMBFS (FreeBSD) file system
    • Mounting and unmounting of remote shares, including unmounting all shares at once
    • Access to the files of a mounted share using a file manager or terminal
    • Auto-detection of external mounts and unmounts
    • Remounting of recently used shares on program start
    • Miscellaneous infos about the mounted shares
    • Network search
    • WINS server support
    • Preview of shares
    • Several methods to look up the initial list of workgroups and domains
    • Default login
    • Ability to execute mount and umount SUID root (using sudo)
    • Special handling of homes shares
    • Ability to bookmark favorite shares
    • System tray widget
    • Support of advanced Samba options
    • Support of printer shares
    • Synchronization of a remote share with a local copy and vice versa
    • Ability to define custom options for individual servers and shares

    Hints, Tips and Troubleshooting

    See the Smb4K Website and the Smb4K handbook.