Solved

I have Joomla 1.5 installed, and installed DocMan plugin.  Docman works in all respects except users cannot download files that are properly displayed.  All files are 777 on the server.  Any ideas?

Posted on 2008-10-08
6
634 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-12
I have Joomla 1.5 installed on Fedora 8, MySQL 5, etc.  Docman plugin (latest available) in installed for document management.  It works in all respects EXCEPT that users cannot download any files.  Neither can administrators.  Files appear as if they are not linked to anything.  ALL files in Joomla (including DocMan) are 777.  Interestingly one can upload files in DocMan perfectly well, just not download.

I've installed and re-installed DocMan and then entire Joomla setup many times, still no joy.

Any help?

0
Comment
Question by:humanfactors
6 Comments
 
LVL 26

Expert Comment

by:ushastry
ID: 22678658
What kind of errors you are getting while downloading? is it File Not found(404) or anything else?
0
 

Author Comment

by:humanfactors
ID: 22678842
Intestingly, I can't download at all because the links created by DocMan when you upload a document, then approve and publish it, are not actually links that work.  They don't seem to go anywhere.  If you hover over them, they change color and become highlighted (possibly a theme thing) but if you click on them absolutely nothing happens.  No download, no beginnings of a download, no error.  It's as if the links are not actually linked to anything even though Docman shows that everything appears OK in terms of permissions, etc.
0
 

Expert Comment

by:imscoop22
ID: 22769647
Are you trying to click on the links while you are logged in to Joomla? If so, what permissions does the account you're logged into have?
0
 

Author Comment

by:humanfactors
ID: 22779977
I found the answer to this issue.  Thanks for helping, but the answer is actually rather weird.  Docman *looks* like it is installed, but in reality several needed files are not actually copied over during install.  So once these files are copied over, the links work properly.  The files are:  standardbuttons.php and standardbuttons.xml.php and the paths are:

administrator/components/com_docman/plugins/standardbuttons.php
administrator/components/com_docman/plugins/standardbuttons.xml.php
0
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Computer101 earned 0 total points
ID: 23018707
PAQed with points refunded (500)

Computer101
EE Admin
0

Featured Post

Visualize your virtual and backup environments

Create well-organized and polished visualizations of your virtual and backup environments when planning VMware vSphere, Microsoft Hyper-V or Veeam deployments. It helps you to gain better visibility and valuable business insights.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

The purpose of this article is to show how we can create Linux Mint virtual machine using Oracle Virtual Box. To install Linux Mint we have to download the ISO file from its website i.e. http://www.linuxmint.com. Once you open the link you will see …
Since pre-biblical times, humans have sought ways to keep secrets, and share the secrets selectively.  This article explores the ways PHP can be used to hide and encrypt information.
The viewer will learn how to dynamically set the form action using jQuery.
The viewer will learn how to create and use a small PHP class to apply a watermark to an image. This video shows the viewer the setup for the PHP watermark as well as important coding language. Continue to Part 2 to learn the core code used in creat…

726 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question