[ubuntu-za] Folder sharing

Yusuf Mitha tongaatdiscountworld at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 19:33:55 BST 2010

On 23 April 2010 15:47, Robin Bownes <robin at ncedatrust.org.za> wrote:
> 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./

Looks like the folder you wish to share has some permission problems.
open nautilus using 'gksu nautilus', then share the folder by right
clicking as normal.

Yusuf Mitha

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