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Unable to open file on a network share - file locked [BUG] [Workaround found] [closed]

asked 2013-09-25 09:23:35 +0200

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Hi I have a problem opening some files ods files on a network share.

This is the scenario:

  • Win server 2008 enterprise
  • Client - win 7 64 bit professional with libreoffice 4.1.2

Copying a file in a network folder and then trying to open it with calc, the message that says the file is in use by another user - user unknown - appears

opening the excel file with the problem does not appear

can someone help me? thanks

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Closed for the following reason the question is answered, right answer was accepted by Alex Kemp
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manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2014-01-29 23:06:30 +0200 )edit

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answered 2013-10-02 11:46:13 +0200

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It's a LO Bug

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=67885

I've found a workaround here:

https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=67534

Disabling windows shell extensions the problem disappear.

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You might want to check fdo#68487 and make sure that the Explorer Shell Extension is not the cause.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2013-10-02 14:26:30 +0200 )edit

I solved it by installing the version 3.6.5. Should not be the bug 68487, the CPU did not reach high levels of load.

vergna gravatar imagevergna ( 2013-10-04 08:25:36 +0200 )edit

The comments at the end (#51-54) of bug fdo#67534 were what led me to fdo#68487. It sounded like a possible cause (and solution) for some people.

oweng gravatar imageoweng ( 2013-10-04 11:25:48 +0200 )edit

fdo#67885 has been marked as a duplicate of fdo#67534 · Status: NEW

manj_k gravatar imagemanj_k ( 2014-01-29 23:05:09 +0200 )edit
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answered 2013-10-04 11:46:40 +0200

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Found! Thanks!!

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