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Re: [Samba] Can browse files but can't open them




On Sun, 12 May 2019 00:00:40 +0100
Neil Sands via samba <samba@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello
> 
> I have a new Debian installation and am trying to open files on
> another computer. So far I can browse that other computer by using
> smb://192.x.x.x in my file manager (PCManFM). But when I try to open
> a file for editing, I can't. Typically what happens instead is that
> the right application launches as if to open the file, but it remains
> empty, i.e. no document gets loaded.
> 
> I notice as well that I don't see a preview of image files in the file
> browser, like I do for the computer's own local files.
> 
> At the moment if I want to edit a file on the other machine, I have
> to copy it to this computer, open and edit it here, and then copy it
> back. That works, but I think I ought to be able to open the files in
> situ.
> 
> Can anyone suggest what might be wrong? Is there a setting to control
> this somewhere?
> 
> Thanks.

Sorry, but my extremely long range telescope cannot see your monitor
from here, so could you post smb.conf file ?

Rowland
 

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