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smb4k 3.1.3

Samba (SMB) share advanced browser

Smb4K is an network neighborhood browser for the KDE Software Compilation and a frontend to the programs of the Samba software suite.


  • Scanning for (active) workgroups, hosts, and shares

  • Support of the CIFS (Linux) and SMBFS (FreeBSD) file system

  • Mounting and unmounting of shares (using the KAuth framework)

  • Access to the files of a mounted share using a file manager or terminal

  • Auto-detection of external mounts and unmounts

  • Remounting of previously used shares on program start

  • Miscellaneous infos about remote network items and mounted shares

  • Network search

  • WINS server support

  • Preview of the contents of a share

  • Several methods to look up the initial list of workgroups and domains

  • Default login

  • Special handling of homes shares

  • Ability to bookmark favorite shares and organize them in groups

  • System tray widget

  • Support of advanced Samba options

  • Support of printer shares

  • KWallet support

  • Synchronization of a remote share with a local copy and vice versa

  • Ability to define custom options for individual servers and shares

  • Laptop support through the Solid hardware device framework


Install smb4k 3.1.3 as follows:

guix install smb4k@3.1.3

Or install the latest version:

guix install smb4k

You can also install packages in augmented, pure or containerized environments for development or simply to try them out without polluting your user profile. See the guix shell documentation for more information.