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I followed this tutorial on setting up a local web development setup without mamp. Now my problem is when I go to upload a image in WordPress I get the following error:

“Screen Shot 2013-01-05 at 10.51.42 PM.png” has failed to upload due to an error: Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2013/01. Is its parent directory writable by the server?

It seems like it might be some sort of permissions error, but I am not sure exactly what to change.

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You need to change the file permissions on your wp-content folder (and containing folders) to 755. On your setup you can do this with:

sudo chmod -R 755 wp-content
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perfect thankyou! –  Anders Kitson Jan 6 '13 at 7:06
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Glat I could help! If my answer solved your problem, please mark it as correct using the green tick to the left of my answer –  bungeshea Jan 6 '13 at 7:17

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