[scribus] portable Scribus
glsarto at tiscali.it
Fri Jul 31 09:21:47 CEST 2009
I excluded the AV, with no success.
And no, we don't have group policies in place.
I sent a log file made with one of the sysinternal utilities, but it's
waiting for approval from the admin.
thank you All for your time and patience.
Patrick Ernst wrote:
> Hi GianLuca
> GianLuca Sarto wrote:
>> well, Greg,
>> the question here is about trying to understand how Scribus works, and
>> explain why it would run from an usb key but not from the desktop.
>> After all this mailing list is about Scribus, not Samba.
>> I have a fair knowledge about Samba, although I'm not a guru, and the
>> user doesn't have any issue with any other application she runs,
>> reading or writing, locally or on a Samba share.
>> So what's the point in investigating Samba?
> An awkward problem, to be sure. Samba is unlikely to be the problem. Do
> you have Group Policies in place? These can restrict desktop users to
> "approved" applications. It is possible that an anti-virus application
> has put Scribus on a disabled list. These normally work by path eg
> c:\program files\scribus\scribus .exe rather than scribus.exe alone - to
> avoid renaming tricks. This could account for mobile scribus working -
> different path.
>> Gregory Pittman wrote:
>>> GianLuca Sarto wrote:
>>>> at the moment, she's using portable scribus from an usb key.
>>>> This works. If I copy the usb folder on her desktop, it won't start
>>>> I can't create another user, because we use no local users, only
>>>> Samba users.
>>> I think then that getting an understanding of how samba works is in
>>> order. Maybe delete, reinstall or recreate the samba on her computer,
>>> delete her samba privileges and recreate them.
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