"Need a simple yet effective way to back up your laptop or
desktop machine to a network-attached storage device or a network
hard disk running Samba? Using Samba's smbmount utility and the
grsync backup tool, you can set up a backup system that is both
reliable and straightforward in use. And since both programs are
available as packages for most Linux distributions, you don't have
to get your hands dirty compiling from source code and fiddling
"Before you get started, check whether the smbfs package is
installed on your machine. While many Linux distributions come with
smbfs preinstalled, on other distros you have to install the
package. On a Debian-based system you can use either the Synaptic
package manager or the sudo apt-get install smbfs command..."
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