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Hi all When I try to play a video from a shared folder in the local network, can I play it without downloading it to my computer before? Thanks...
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    Playing video files from shared folders without previously downloading them.


    Hi all

    When I try to play a video from a shared folder in the local network, can I play it without downloading it to my computer before? Thanks

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    Of course, just mount the share. It will be treated just like any directory on your hard drive.

    In general:
    Code:
    mount -t cifs //remote machine/share /destination directory
    Like:
    Code:
    mount -t cifs //server/share /mnt/serverfiles
    So
    Code:
    man mount
    ...for more.
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    Great! Thanks a lot

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