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In squeeze there was a package smbfs for mounting samba filesystems. In wheezy this is no longer present. What is the new package name? Is there a general formula to solve problems like this?

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The package is called cifs-utils, it provides mount.cifs instead of mount.smbfs.

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In the previous release (squeeze), smbfs is a compatibility package that exists only to depend on cifs-utils. So look for a cifs-utils package.

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