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WP upgrade can't create directory even though perms are 777

I'm trying to upgrade to WP 3 but I'm getting a weird error when I try to do so: Downloading update from http://wordpress.org/wordpress-3.0.4.zip. Unpacking the update. Could not create directory: ...
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Updating Wordpress - the best approach (updating wp core, plugins and db)

What is the best approach (steps) to update Wordpress when I have to update all of the following: wp core plugins database I came across this post http://codex.wordpress.org/Updating_WordPress ...
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2.9 to 3.0: Pros and cons of upgrading?

I have a wordpress blog running 2.9. I haven't made many mosts yet. I am considering upgrading to Wordpress 3.0. What are the pros and cons of upgrading? Will 3.0 increase security? Is there less ...
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“An automated WordPress update has failed to complete - please attempt the update again now”— But there is no .maintenance file

I am trying to manually upgrade my wordpress to the latest version (3.0.3)-- after autoupgrade fails. After the upgrade everything works fine except for one little nagging message at the top of my ...
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Upgrade Nightmare - No Posts, Permissions Issues and Can't Create a new post

Symptoms: Can't view ANY previous Posts, but the correct totals are listed by class - published, draft.... When creating a new post - no save or publish button Unable to administer ANY plug-ins - ...
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Upgraded to latest version - 3.0.3 and Now I get a “sufficient permissions to access this page” error

The issue appeared immediately after upgrade. The only part of the application impacted is the sub-menu items under settings where it relates to a plug-in. The core application settings work, just ...
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Subscribers become Authors after Upgrade? / Mass Update of Users?

I have a site with ~30K users, and the vast majority have role 'subscriber' on the main blog. After upgrading from WPMU 2.9.2 to WordPress 3.0.1 I noticed that all 30,0000 users are appearing in the ...
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Real automated and unattended wordpress upgrade including plugins

I'm looking for a truly automated way to upgrade wordpress and its plugins, something that i could put in the crontab and configure it to run daily. I have several wordpress plugins (>20) and a ...
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SSH Upgrade Problem

I keep getting the same error, any ideas? I have generated a key without a password using ssh-keygen I set permissions on the keys to 600 I have successfully logged in using ssh -i ...
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How to prepare images for a layout width change?

I maintain a site that will get a new layout, with a new width for the content area (currently 390px, say 500px for the new width). Many images (but not all) are sized to the current width (some are ...
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Error upgrading from 2.9.2 to 3.0.1

I have my wordpress install under svn. I was on version 2.9.2. These were the steps I took: saved a copy of my current wordpress directory cd into my top level wordpress directory svn up (just to ...
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Cleanup uploads folder, Media Library db structure

I am doing an upgrade and cleanup of an old blog that started on Blogger.com, then moved to self-hosted WordPress 2.1, 2.3 and now 3.0. Images in the posts are scattered around: most of them are in ...