cannot open a file over my network
Luckily the XP machine has not been changed. Only the many
packages/update on the laptop. I had not changed anything on the laptop
prior to the update. I made another test. I copied from the XP onto
the laptop an ODT file and was able to open it in OO without any
corruption or error messages. To be complete I turned off the firewall
(part of kaspersky) on the XP as well. No resolution.
Is this anything to do with a firewall setting in Ubuntu. I have not
managed to find a firewall configuration in System Settings. Perhaps a
new package changed something, but I am at the edge of my knowledge to know.
any further help appreciated
Dan Farrell wrote:
> On Mon, 28 Jul 2008 00:46:07 +0100
> Stephen Constantinou <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Dear Dan
>> Good advice.
>> I can save and open a file on the Linux machine but I cannot save a
>> file onto the networked/XP machine.
>> Hope that helps
> It does. It effectively proves that the network access is the problem,
> not the local openoffice software.
> If the windows computer changed at all, I would start looking for a
> misconfiguration issue there. However, if it's only the ubuntu
> computer that changed, I'd avise that you think back to any
> configurations you changed to get the network fileshare working in the
> first place. It is not unlikely that the ubuntu update overwrote some
> configuration changes you made.
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