I have a samba share on my LAN that requires a username and password to obtain write access (otherwise it defaults to read-only).
I can’t figure out where in the Unity desktop I can connect to the share and be prompted for my login credentials. I can mount the drive, of course, but then I’m browsing as a guest (read-only).
Here is Solutions:
We have many solutions to this problem, But we recommend you to use the first solution because it is tested & true solution that will 100% work for you.
In top menu of the file browser click Go>Location and enter
You will then be prompted to enter a password.
If you have a Guest account without a password:
If you have a user account with a password:
If you have a user account but only want to be prompted for the password:
In ubuntu 15.04, you can open the file server, and use the connect to the server option on the bottom left
Note: Use and implement solution 1 because this method fully tested our system.
Thank you 🙂