LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva
User Name
Password
Mandriva This Forum is for the discussion of Mandriva (Mandrake) Linux.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 08-12-2004, 03:31 PM   #1
hraposo
Member
 
Registered: Aug 2004
Posts: 370

Rep: Reputation: 30
Question I can not open windows files in /mn/windows


The mount point that's mandrake, by default,creates of the windows partitions don't work (don't show de windows files) on my system. So I create a new mount poin in fstab, as I do in redhat:
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows defaults 0 0
But when I open the /mnt/windows, I show the files with foods icons (I work in Gnome), and when a try a double click de system says thatś invalid this action and that's I needI make an association for open de file (in graphical way).
But if I work in console I can open the /mnt/windows files
Why?
Can you help me?
I use Mandrake 10 and gnome.

Last edited by hraposo; 08-12-2004 at 03:57 PM.
 
Old 08-12-2004, 11:45 PM   #2
jschiwal
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Aug 2001
Location: Fargo, ND
Distribution: SuSE AMD64
Posts: 15,733

Rep: Reputation: 677Reputation: 677Reputation: 677Reputation: 677Reputation: 677Reputation: 677
You left out the filesystem type for your windows partition. Using the 'diskdrake' program to set up the mount point should get the filesystem and encoding options correct for your system.
You haven't mentioned which files you want to open by clicking on them. If you go to the KDE setup, or the file browser setup, you can define which applications are used to open which file types. Look under the section for 'mime' types.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Cant open files from windows xp share castrox Linux - Software 2 01-29-2005 10:52 PM
open windows files on Slack rosariowong Slackware 3 08-16-2004 07:30 AM
how to open rpm files on windows bbf3i Linux - Networking 3 03-03-2004 12:27 PM
I would like to open up windows.exe files bruce1271 Linux - Software 5 01-20-2004 08:36 PM
Open files from Windows XP partition Bole Linux - General 3 04-26-2003 01:06 PM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Mandriva

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:59 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration