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I'm having a problem with Libre Office (all the applications). I can not save a file to any networked drive (using SSH to network). I keep getting a message that I do not have the necessary user rights to save the file (even if the share is created by ROOT). I have no problems with any other applications writing to other network drives.

I'm running Ubuntu 11.10-64

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  • If the share is created by root without the -o allow_other option, it is an expected behavior. – enzotib Mar 19 '12 at 13:45
  • I'm creating the share in Nautilus... I don't see any place to add such an option. Can you recommend a way to create the share where I can add this option. – Wayne Gregori Mar 21 '12 at 16:24
  • Are you using nautilus from root? You should use your user account. – enzotib Mar 21 '12 at 17:35
  • I'm using Nautilus from my user account but I've tried creating the SSH share with root too... no luck. I can, however, create the share with sshfs and all the necessary access is available. I'm afraid for many users the Nautilus share approach is most common so a Nautilus solution would be great... thankjs – Wayne Gregori Mar 24 '12 at 12:13
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should be fixed with https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/libreoffice/+bug/792622 in LibreOffice 3.5.3 (default in Ubuntu 12.04).

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  • Assuming that bug is causing this problem, it should be possible work around the problem by mounting the SSH share with sshfs on the command-line as detailed here. – Eliah Kagan May 20 '12 at 13:34

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