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As from title, how would I go to change the automatic mount point for a Samba share?

By default it is mounted in /run/user/<UID>/gvfs/smb-share:server=<IP>,share=<label>

This, however is a bit annoying as certain piece of software I use do not like the comma and colon in the path...

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The mountpoints chosen by Gvfs cannot be changed except by modifying the source code.

If you always need to use the same share, you could create a symlink with a more acceptable name:

ln -s $XDG_RUNTIME_DIR/gvfs/smb-share:server=<IP>,share=<label> ~/tmp/mysmbshare
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Great, works perfectly! –  nico Jan 28 '13 at 15:36

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