Smb4K is an advanced network neighborhood browser and Samba share mounting utility. Its purpose is to provide a program that's easy to use and has as many features as possible.


  • Scanning for (active) workgroups, hosts, and shares
  • Support of the CIFS (Linux) and SMBFS (FreeBSD, NetBSD) file system
  • Mounting and unmounting of shares
  • 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 remote 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
  • 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
  • Wake-On-LAN capabilities
  • Plasmoid for desktop integration
  • Profiles for different network neighborhood setups

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  • This program makes very loud sounds on errors (seriously, it got me scared and cause ear pain). I cannot find an option to turn sound off. Cannot find initial basic instructions on how to use it.

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