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Old 01-18-2007, 04:27 AM   #1
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10.2 can't modify files on windows share through SMB

Installed Opensuse 10.2 on a Celeron 900 system - runs well. I browse the network to find a windows 2000 computer with a shared folder that is passworded. I enter the correct username and password and it lets me in, I can browse the folder, I can create new documents on that folder, but when I open up a document like a .doc into OpenOffice I get an error message that SMB is not fully supported and it is opening a local copy. I then can't save that file back in the shared folder, only a local copy. What is really weird is that I can then shut down openoffice, and copy that file across using the file manager.

Please help! I can do this fine with (I'll get shot for this) 'lesser' distribuitions such as linspire, but not the with mighty 'opensuse'. Please help.
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In 10.2 SMB is depreciated. Use CIFS (exactly same syntax as your older SMB stuff).


Old 01-19-2007, 08:55 AM   #3
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Sorry, I'm a little new to this.

Does that mean in konqueror or Open Office open file dialogue typing cifs:\\{name of computer\{name of folder}?

I have tried that and it said CIFS is not supported even though I have gone into YAST add software and added CIFS there.

Should I be doing something else?


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