Accessing WD from Linux (Ubuntu Based)

I have connected my WD My Cloud to my router and i can easily access it from my PC - Network - Wdmycloud (double click and it shows all folders). I can easily copy, paste and access the files in it. But when i tried the same in my Linux PC, it wont let me access it . IS there a way to access it without root?

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ravisuncar wrote:

I have connected my WD My Cloud to my router and i can easily access it from my PC - Network - Wdmycloud (double click and it shows all folders). I can easily copy, paste and access the files in it. But when i tried the same in my Linux PC, it wont let me access it . IS there a way to access it without root?

Sure.

Just mount it via CIFS share.

An example line from my /etc/fstab:

//10.0.0.32/Movies1 /mounts/cnm1 cifs rw,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777,credentials=/etc/samba/remotecreds2 0 0

 The file /etc/samba/remotecreds2 contains my User ID / Password in a file with root-only (600) permissions.

Nautilus File Browser also allows direct access to it via CIFS.

Thanks for your response…i am note very familiar with Linux…is there an app of GUI based software that can do this for me easily?

The built-in file browser does it natively.

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