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Ubuntu: Automatic mounting of Samba share when connected to a wireless network

I wanted to make my laptop running Ubuntu automatically mount a Samba share whenever it connected to my wireless home network. I quickly discovered the /etc/network/if-up.d and /etc/network/if-down.d folders which contain scripts that are run whenever a network interface is started or stopped.

I devised the following simple scripts to mount and dismount the share when needed:

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