[ubuntu-za] Folder sharing

Robin Bownes robin at ncedatrust.org.za
Fri Apr 23 14:47:28 BST 2010

On Fri, 2010-04-23 at 08:24 -0500, Lee Sharp wrote:

> Robin Bownes wrote:
> > When I try to share a folder in my Home folder, I receive the following 
> > error message when I ask Ubuntu to set the permissions automatically.
> > 
> > /'net usershare' returned error 255: net usershare add: cannot convert 
> > name "Everyone" to a SID. Invalid parameter./
> > 
> > If you guys can tear yourselves away from the excitement of the 
> > impending new release for a moment or two ;-), I'd really appreciate 
> > some help.
> Can you share with a username and password?  I am betting on a user issue.
> 			Lee

Hi Lee, 

No, this error message comes up when I am trying to set a folder on my
own machine as shared. I have tried various solutions suggested online,
but have not had any success.

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