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Updating CS6

Dec 29, 2013 2:35 PM

I updated to Maverick and trying to update CS6 and get the error messag "unable to write to location users/johnburket2/library/applicationsupport/adobe.  Please add write permission and try again.  It does not look like tia file exists as I have run a search.  Please advise on how to get the update to work.  Thanks.

 
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    Dec 29, 2013 4:11 PM   in reply to JFBurket

    Sounds like you didn't copy all the app files from another partition/machine, or your permissions are just broken.

     

    That directory should exist, and should be writable by you. If that directory does not exist, you need to copy it from the old partition/machine, or reinstall the software.

     
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    Dec 29, 2013 6:14 PM   in reply to JFBurket

    The permissions problem would be on the application support folder, where you have a problem (bad permissions or missing) with one or more directories.  Without seeing your machine to know exactly where the problem is - I can't tell.

     

    Fixing the perimissions, copying the folders from backup, or reinstalling is the way to get it fixed.

     
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    Feb 7, 2014 10:43 PM   in reply to Chris Cox

    Apple webpage for fixing home directory permissions problems on Mavericks.

     

    https://discussions.apple.com/thread/5541793

     
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