a most annoying difference between Ubuntu Gnome & Kubuntu

Tez binary_y2k2 at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Jul 26 05:16:48 UTC 2006

O. Sinclair wrote:
> Thanks for your info. I was unaware that Oo is a Gnome-app and also
> don't quite know what Gnome VFS is but I guess it stands for Virtual
> File System?
> I have tried all Linux smb mounting utilities there are in KDE without
> any luck (note we are talking Windows 2003 Server here, it differs
> from older versions) but the only thing that works is to mount using
> "mount -t cifs..." and giving username/password. Which is fine for me
> but not "average Joe" who wants to open a file on another share I did
> not premount and use it...
> So I guess it still stands that for users in Windows20003 Domains - go
> Ubuntu. Given you want to use Oo without much problems and that is a
> main app for most Linux newcomers.
> Sinclair
If I'm not too mistaken, can't you just install gnome vfs and use Oo
will use it?


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