Raspberry PI – mounting a network drive

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How to mount your network drive on your Raspberry PI?

  • Create a new folder, for instance:
    /home/pi/mynetworkdrive
  • Edit the /etc/fstab file:
    sudo nano /etc/fstab
  • Add the following line:
    //192.168.1.xxx /home/pi/mynetworkdrive cifs guest,_netdev 0 0
    (replace 192.168.1.xxx with the actual IP-address of your network drive)
  • Mount the new drive:
    sudo mount /home/pi/mynetworkdrive
  • Reboot your Raspberry PI:
    sudo reboot
    (just to make sure… maybe not necessary)
  • Launch the Raspberry PI file manager and browse to /home/pi/mynetworkdrive, et voila!