[scribus] receving error message "can not write the file" (pdf)

Judy Maurer judypdx at gmail.com
Mon Dec 7 20:12:01 CET 2009

No, I have permission for this directory and there's room on the hard drive.

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Subject: Re: [scribus] receving error message "can not write the file" (pdf)

> What OS? Offhand it sounds like you are trying to write to a folder
> where you don't have write permissions.  On Linux you sign  on as
> "root"  and cd to the directory just above the one you are writing
> to. To free up directory "foo" the statement is
> chmod 777 foo
if the current working directory is in root's path ;-)

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