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Oddemann

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Connect network folder
« on: November 05, 2014, 04:00:11 am »

Hello

I have installed mediacenter20 on a Debian Linux. It works ok.

However i have a music folder on a NTFS W7 server and when i go to tools->import library i can not find any network computers there. The file explorer within mediacenter is missing network locations.

If i open file explorer i can go to network and then open the music folder, click a file and play it mediacenter.

How can i fix this? do i need to mount the folder ?

Is there any programs which can help in mounting a folder by simply right clicking on it. (because I'm a Linux newbie)

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imugli

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Re: Connect network folder
« Reply #1 on: November 08, 2014, 07:01:54 am »

Best way to get the drive into the MC File Explorer is to have the network drive mounted already. I have 2 network drives - one video, one audio - mounted on startup and they both show up in MC.

It's not THAT easy to do if you're a newbie - requires some editing of /etc/fstab file.
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