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All folders I add files to except for download and documents gives me a message saying I don't have permission.

I tried manually changing the permissions chmod and it still gives me trouble.

Can anybody tell my why my computer won't let me add files to most of my folders? I use Mac OS X Snow Leopard.

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Is the machine yours? What does ls -l show the permissions to be? – soandos Jul 15 '12 at 16:27
    
my home folder permission is drwxr-xr-x and my desktop permission is drwxr-xr-x+ – DrinkJavaCodeJava Jul 15 '12 at 16:33
    
Never mind I fixed it. – DrinkJavaCodeJava Jul 15 '12 at 16:36
    
It would be appreciated if you posted the problem as an answer – soandos Jul 15 '12 at 16:36
    
What exactly do you mean? – DrinkJavaCodeJava Jul 15 '12 at 16:37
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Instead of chmoding each individual folder I instead changed the permission for the entire Home folder and this fixed the problem.

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