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

Marc Deslauriers marc.deslauriers at canonical.com
Wed May 18 20:14:53 UTC 2016

While the Upwork app is definitely unrelated to this bug, you can send
them this link, which contains a description of the fix they need to
make to their app to make it compatible with both the old and new nss


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

Status in samba package in Ubuntu:
  Fix Released
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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