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Networking :: MS Office Files Open In Read Only Mode From Samba Share?

I can not edit my own .ppt file from samba share. Current desktop OS is windows 7. Samba server having RHEL 5 with following samba packages installed.

I can able to edit and save the file if I copy this file from samba to local system. But from Samba share it open in read only mode.

View 7 Replies (Posted: 05-17-2011, 06:06 AM)

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