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Article ID: 473 - Last Modified: May 11, 2011

I have a samba share configured and can access *.prj.zip projects. However , I cannot seem to access a normal uncompressed *.prj project on my Linux share. Is there a way to get the PC Maestro configured to read the Linux projects?

It appears that there is some kind of permissions issue. The fact that you can access *.prj.zip projects indicates that you have read access to the Linux files. In this case the original *.prj.zip project is not actually opened, but its contents are instead copied to a temporary "scratch" project on Windows. The end result is effectively "read-only" access to the *.prj.zip project; since all the changes you make will only appear in the "scratch" copy and will not be saved to the original *.prj.zip project.

However, when you try to access a normal uncompressed *.prj project on your Linux share, this requires write access as well. Any changes made to the project using Maestro on Windows will automatically be saved to the original *.prj project folder. The fact that you are not able to access your projects this way suggests that perhaps you do not have write permission to this location from Windows.

Keywords: permission , access , read-only , write access, *.prj.zip, Maestro

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