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Old 30th March 2019
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Hello helpful smart people!

Wondering if anyone has tackled the above in a way that doesn't involve ports?

There doesn't appear to be an smbclient or cifs/smbfs package for FUSE that I've been able to find.

All I've really been able to find is a reference to sysutils/usmb and net/samba from this post, and mention of a deprecated package called sharity-light from some time ago here.

I'm running Openbox primarily, and I install XFCE to use Thunar - but the "Open Location" part doesn't work (I didn't really expect it to).

Any and all advice, or direction would be appreciated.

In case the question "Why do you not want to use Ports?" comes up, the answer is two-fold.

1. I haven't had the time to figure out how.
and
2. I tried to use ports to install netbeans, and ended up filling up my /usr partition (size was decided by the auto-partitioner in the installer).

So, "Fix your disk space and get familiar with Ports" is a valid answer, but will be less appreciated than others

Thanks!
Jay
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The purpose of ports is to build packages. So try # pkg_add samba, and install the samba package.

Sharity-light was removed for valid reasons. Here's the cvs(1) log text:
Code:
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revision 1.27
date: 2017/05/15 14:18:42;  author: sthen;  state: dead;  lines: +1 -1;  commitid: cGr6jGBIcv5kru7l;
Remove the old SMB1->NFS translator sharity-light. No support for encrypted
passwords (required by default since NT4 SP3 and dangerous to disable) so
very limited server support. SMB1 needs to die anyway. And even when it
worked, it never really worked particularly well.  ok ajacoutot@ jca@
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Code:
$ doas pkg_add nautilus gvfs-smb
And make sure dbus is running.

This also has some advice for Thunar:
https://github.com/openbsd/ports/blo...kg/README-main
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Thanks to you both for the replies (and the move to the correct topic).

I didn't want to install the Samba package because it felt like overkill to install the server to get the client. I'll give ibara's suggestions a look first, and if Samba is the only option - I'll look into it.

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