I'm using Ubuntu 14.04.
When I log on I see in the Files manager (near the bottom) this:
I routinely click "Connect to Server" and then see this:
I then double-click those and they are mounted without needing a password to be entered, although the "nick" share in particular is set to have permissions for me only. The sharing is done by another PC running Ubuntu 14.04, and Samba shares (for compatibility with other PCs running Windows and OS/X).
Question: How do I have these actions performed automatically at logon?
I've seen various suggestions which usually involve editing a file
~/.smbcredentials and putting my username and password in, like this:
Apart from the security concerns, I don't see why I should have to put my password in cleartext, when I can normally mount the shared folder without entering my password at all.
I note that when opening a file on this shared folder it doesn't appear to be in
/media but somewhere else entirely: