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Re: Front end - Error when saving file

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  • Subject: [mg119565] Re: Front end - Error when saving file
  • From: ChrisL <chris.ladroue at>
  • Date: Fri, 10 Jun 2011 06:38:37 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <isnlmk$n82$>

I'm having the same problem on Ubuntu 11.04 64b. I can't save the
tiniest of change without having the file changed to untitled-##.


On Jun 8, 12:16 pm, Eric Cousineau <eacousin... at> wrote:
> I tend to get an error in the Mathematica front end when I try to save a 
notebook or a *.m file.
> I get this error message when working off of my hard drive (ext4 on Ubuntu 11.04) and on my flash drive (FAT32).
> The following message is displayed:
> "Why the Beep?"
> "The notebook's file $FILE has changed outside of Mathematica. The notebook has been renamed to Untitled $X. Mathematica has a complete record of changes made to the notebook, but might not be able to recover."
> I do not have any other programs reading / writing to these files, so I am unsure of what is causing this. It could possibly be GNOME or my file system, but I am unsure of how to check.
> Anybody know how I should proceed?

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