OpenOffice and SMB

Brian McKee brian.mckee at
Wed Apr 15 04:07:08 UTC 2009

On Mon, Apr 13, 2009 at 6:48 PM, Matt Harrison
<matt.harrison82 at> wrote:
> I have been searching to try to find an answer to why OpenOffice on 8.10
> won't open files on a SMB Share.  The thing is, it used to do it, but I
> can't determine  when it stopped working.  I have found old forum posts
> talking about using CIFS to mount or to edit the soffice file but I cannot
> find anything more than just mention of possible solutions, nothing really
> documenting a fix for it.  Any help on this would be appreciated.

That sounds odd - can you tell us more what happens when you try?
If you try from the commandline does it give you any more information?


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