Mount samba share on Ubuntu 20.04 server

How to mount samba shares on the latest Ubuntu LTS release.

Nothing unusual to do this on the new LTS version.

Make sure you have cifs installed.

sudo apt install cifs-utils

Create share directory.

sudo mkdir /mnt/share_name

Then mount the shared directory.

sudo mount -t cifs //<ip_address>/<share_name> /mnt/<local_share_dir>