With the ever growing features in the recent version of Linux, accessing the Microsoft Windows shared folders in Linux is a breeze.
In this post, we will illustrate how to access Microsoft Windows® shared folders using the Nautilus file manager in Linux.
Nautilus is the official file manager for GNOME desktop. Its so versatile and multifarious that it can be used to browse the local filesystem along with files shared in a FTP server, HTTP server, SFTP servers, WebDAV servers and Microsoft Windows® shared folders.
Nautilus (file manager): http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nautilus_(file_manager)