[ILUG] Suggestions for Windows to Linux desktop migration.
Niall O Broin
niall at linux.ie
Wed Dec 12 16:53:56 GMT 2012
On 12 Dec 2012, at 16:47, Harry Duncan <usr.src.linux at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 3:55 PM, Proinnsias Breathnach
> <proinnsias at feic.im> wrote:
>> Don't most modern distros have file managers that can browse "Windows Network" -> server -> share prompting for passwords as required - can even save shortcuts on the desktop etc.
>> Has worked for Ubuntu and Fedora based desktops for years IMLE
>> Or have I missed a requirement?
> I can't get open office or libre office to open files direct from
> shares mounted that way, but if i mount the same share as root from
> fsab it will.
None of those permission problems with files on shares happen when you're using NFS. Seriously - if you're using Linux clients and server, WHY keep using SMB ?
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