Opening Files Across Network Without Downloading

Philip Rodrigues philip.rodrigues at
Mon Mar 21 14:55:40 GMT 2005

Segedunum wrote:

> Hi All,
> Is it possible to actually open files through KDE applications over a
> Samba/Windows (or any) network without it downloading the whole thing to
> your hard-drive first? Yes, I know I can mount it to a folder but I'd
> rather not. That's what IOslaves ate for.

AFAIK, it's not possible. But if smbmount does what you want, why not use

> JuK and Amarok unfortunately don't like playing my music over a network
> either, and won't even let me do it.

I think amaroK will play HTTP streams, so you could try setting up a
streaming server.

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