[Bug 1574403] Re: Get an error 255 when trying to share a folder in Ubuntu 12.04.

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Thu May 12 17:32:12 UTC 2016


I have uploaded a samba package for precise to the following PPA:


Could you please give it a try? I believe it may fix this issue, and if
tested successfully, I will release it as a regression update.


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  Get an error 255 when trying to share a folder in Ubuntu 12.04.

Status in samba package in Ubuntu:
Status in samba package in Debian:
  Fix Committed

Bug description:
  I am using Ubuntu 12.04 and after doing the latest updates this is
  happening on both my computers. There was an update a few days ago and
  now whenever I try to share a folder on my computer I get the
  following error....

  'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot convert name "Everyone" to a SID. Access denied.

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