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I just move my server to Mac server before I use to be with GOdaddy was no problem updating framework of my theme

now I'm getting this error

Failed: Filesystem preventing downloads. ( ftpext)

not sure why but I've put this code in wp-config.php already

putenv('TMPDIR=' . ini_get('upload_tmp_dir'));

define('FS_METHOD', 'ftpext');

define('FTP_BASE', 'wpdirectory');

define('FTP_USER', 'myuser');

define('FTP_PASS', 'mypassword');

define('FTP_HOST', 'myftphost');

define('FTP_SSL', false);
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up vote 2 down vote accepted

just add this line in your wp-config.php

define('FS_METHOD', 'direct');

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This also fixed my "Failed to connect to FTP Server" error. Thanks –  davehale23 Jan 21 '13 at 19:09
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