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When you go the Magento Connect Manager in your Admin Panel, you may get the following error message:
Error: Please check for sufficient write file permissions
Magento Connect requires write permissions to the Magento files in order to install new extensions or upgrade the software to a new version. You can change your file/folder permissions either thru your FTP Client (like FileZilla) OR via a SSH client (like Putty).
Go inside your Magento folder & change permissions of ALL FILES & FOLDERS RECURSIVELY to "777".
Here's how to do this via your SSH client. Log in to your SSH account and then execute the following commands:
You should now be able to access the Magento Connect Manager. When you have finished the installation/upgrade, you should reset the permissions by executing the following SSH commands: