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Dropbox needs to change permissions for the folder - but that folder doesn't exist anymore

Dropbox needs to change permissions for the folder - but that folder doesn't exist anymore

masonsmommy
New member | Level 2
bn.BUILD_KEY: Dropbox
bn.VERSION: 104.4.175
bn.constants.WINDOWS_SHELL_EXT_VERSION: 44
bn.is_frozen: True
machine_id: b0f4b1a0-e3b2-5f37-a48e-a534c0eeff38
pid: 890
ppid: 1
uid: 501
user_info: pwd.struct_passwd(pw_name='BetsyJaneStudio', pw_passwd='********', pw_uid=501, pw_gid=20, pw_gecos='SCARLETT HOWELL', pw_dir='/Users/BetsyJaneStudio', pw_shell='/bin/bash')
effective_user_info: pwd.struct_passwd(pw_name='BetsyJaneStudio', pw_passwd='********', pw_uid=501, pw_gid=20, pw_gecos='SCARLETT HOWELL', pw_dir='/Users/BetsyJaneStudio', pw_shell='/bin/bash')
euid: 501
gid: 20
egid: 20
group_info: grp.struct_group(gr_name='staff', gr_passwd='*', gr_gid=20, gr_mem=['root', '_serialnumberd'])
effective_group_info: grp.struct_group(gr_name='staff', gr_passwd='*', gr_gid=20, gr_mem=['root', '_serialnumberd'])
DYLD_LIBRARY_PATH: None
cwd: '/'
     real_path='/'
            mode=0o40755 uid=0 gid=80
     parent mode=0o40755 uid=0 gid=80
HOME: '/Users/BetsyJaneStudio'
appdata: '/Users/lularoescarletthowell/.dropbox/instance1'
         real_path='/Users/lularoescarletthowell/.dropbox/instance1'
                not found
         parent not found
dropbox_path: '/Users/lularoescarletthowell/Dropbox (Personal)'
              real_path='/Users/lularoescarletthowell/Dropbox (Personal)'
                    not found
              parent not found
sys_executable: '/Applications/Dropbox.app/Contents/MacOS/Dropbox'
                real_path='/Applications/Dropbox.app/Contents/MacOS/Dropbox'
                      mode=0o100755 uid=501 gid=20
                parent mode=0o40755 uid=501 gid=20
trace.__file__: '/Applications/Dropbox.app/Contents/Resources/python-packages.zip/dropbox/client/ui/common/boot_error.pyc'
                real_path='/Applications/Dropbox.app/Contents/Resources/python-packages.zip/dropbox/client/ui/common/boot_error.pyc'
                      not found
                parent not found
tempdir: '/var/folders/1t/8_7kyfgd6dj6wcgw6wfqdjh40000gn/T'
         real_path='/private/var/folders/1t/8_7kyfgd6dj6wcgw6wfqdjh40000gn/T'
                mode=0o40700 uid=501 gid=20
         parent mode=0o40755 uid=501 gid=20
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 1258, in safe_makedirs
  File "os.pyc", line 211, in makedirs
  File "os.pyc", line 211, in makedirs
  File "os.pyc", line 221, in makedirs
PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/Users/lularoescarletthowell'
 
During handling of the above exception, another exception occurred:
 
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 7724, in main_startup
  File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 2940, in run
  File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 1704, in startup_low
  File "dropbox/client/main.pyc", line 1285, in safe_makedirs
  File "os.pyc", line 211, in makedirs
  File "os.pyc", line 211, in makedirs
  File "os.pyc", line 221, in makedirs
PermissionError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: '/Users/lularoescarletthowell'

 

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Re: Dropbox needs to change permissions for the folder - but that folder doesn't exist anymore

Здравко
Super Collaborator | Level 20

Hi @masonsmommy,

Take a look here. It's almost the same.

Hope this helps.

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Re: Dropbox needs to change permissions for the folder - but that folder doesn't exist anymore

Здравко
Super Collaborator | Level 20

Hi @masonsmommy,

Take a look here. It's almost the same.

Hope this helps.

View solution in original post

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