Case insensitivity while trying to rename file on NAS in LM19

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rockadile
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Case insensitivity while trying to rename file on NAS in LM19

Post by rockadile » Wed Sep 19, 2018 12:04 pm

I am experiencing and issue with case insensitivity. I am trying to change the case in a filename on a remotely connect server (NAS) and I am getting an error that the file already exists. This doesn't happen when doing it within the local filesystem. This is on a fresh install of LM19.

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Re: Case insensitivity while trying to rename file on NAS in LM19

Post by pgmer6809 » Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:23 pm

Is the NAS a windows file server? WIndows is not known for making case significant.
Is the file accessed via a CIFS share? I am not sure but I don't think that shares accessed via CIFS (windows share protocol) keep all the properties etc. that files on the local file system do.
Have you tried accessing the remote file with NFS and making the changes thru the NFS protocol?
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Re: Case insensitivity while trying to rename file on NAS in LM19

Post by rockadile » Wed Sep 26, 2018 6:46 pm

pgmer6809 wrote:
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:23 pm
Is the NAS a windows file server? WIndows is not known for making case significant.
Is the file accessed via a CIFS share? I am not sure but I don't think that shares accessed via CIFS (windows share protocol) keep all the properties etc. that files on the local file system do.
Have you tried accessing the remote file with NFS and making the changes thru the NFS protocol?
pgmer6809
It is a Linux-based NAS. I created the connection as a "Windows share" within Nemo. This has worked in all prior versions of Linux Mint.

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