Opening files in share in a file manager

Stephan Wehner stephanwehner at
Thu Dec 29 04:40:13 GMT 2005

Thanks, sounds like my setup is ok then.  That makes me feel a little better.


On 12/26/05, Sebastian Redl <sebastian.redl at> wrote:
> If the share is not mounted and you access it using a VFS such as
> Konqueror's I/O slaves, then local applications not supporting the name
> scheme of this VFS (such as OpenOffice) won't be able to open them,
> unless Konqueror first copies them to a temporary local directory, which
> I believe it doesn't.
> There is, to the best of my knowledge, no really good solution to this
> dilemma. Mounting the share locally requires root access, unless you set
> up a sudo, but even then you'd still have to make the mount command
> explicit and then navigate to the new directory.
> Perhaps other list members have more knowledge.
> Sebastian Redl
> Stephan Wehner wrote:
> >I cannot open (for example) Word documents in a shared directory from
> >my file managers konqueror and xffm. The Word documents are on a
> >remote machine, whose share I can access without problems.
> >
> >
> >

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