Openoffice.org 2.0 Writer don't save in smb://
james at grayonline.id.au
Tue Jul 25 07:53:36 UTC 2006
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Sam Przyswa wrote:
> I have a general file server for Windows machines and I want to be able
> to open/write documents with Openoffice from Linux-Kubuntu but it's not
> possible, I tried to mount the smb shares in NFS on my machine but
> Openoffice can't write documents by this way to, I got an error message.
Possibly because CIFS (SMB) and NFS are fundamentally different and
incompatible protocols. "man smbmount" IIRC will yield plenty about how
to mount a windows (CIFS) file share under Linux.
What error message were you getting. We can't replay errors here ;)
> At this time I have to copy documents on my desktop, edit it and then
> copy from my desktop to the smb share, it's not really useful.
I can imagine that method gets tired very quickly.
> Is there a fix ?
Yes - mount the windows shares somewhere in your Linux file tree and use
them the same way as any other file system.
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