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Subject:Re: Run query locally
Date:Sat, 22 Feb 2020 12:14:09 +1100
From:Tom Krieg <>
As far as I know, to get Paradox to run reliably with a Linux file 
server is to use SMB protocol, which in Linux case is SAMBA. Most 
distributions of Linux include SAMBA automatically. Then you just use a 
mapped drive letter to connect to that PC.

On 21/02/2020 8:46 pm, Ivan wrote:
> hi tom,
> i don't know much about linux and smb1 settings ... and never work with 
> SAMBA (never had myself linux installed within my network - my brother 
> has it on his pc in the 90-ties, but remove it soon).
> and smb(1) is only one requirement for networking. (and it's not my 
> dream, rather a kind of nightmare).
> probably the following:
> - of course network drives is nothing unusual. and as i see it, the 
> answers are valid for the "usual" networking, because it's allways a sw 
> installed on each network drive, which can handle the .db data-files as 
> database-file. then there's no problem to use the "Query may be local or 
> remote" setting for query.
> and the smb don't explain, why the setting "Run query locally" work with 
> P9 but don't work with P9R.
> just my opinion.
> ivan

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