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Olmas Isakov
Olmas Isakov
4,947 Points

Cannot download SQLite: permission denied

I am following the instructions to download using

curl -O http://sqlite.org/2014/sqlite-autoconf-3080600.tar.gz

But, this is what I get. Please help. I am using Mac.

 % Total    % Received % Xferd  Average Speed   Time    Time     Time  Current
                                 Dload  Upload   Total   Spent    Left  Speed
  0     0    0     0    0     0      0      0 --:--:-- --:--:-- --:--:--     0Warning: Failed to create the file sqlite-autoconf-3080600.tar.gz: Permission 
Warning: denied
  0 1922k    0  1448    0     0   6482      0  0:05:03 --:--:--  0:05:03  6464
curl: (23) Failed writing body (0 != 1448)

2 Answers

James Barnett
James Barnett
39,199 Points

Depending on what your current directory is where you run this command you may not have write permissions to that directory.

If that's the case then you can proceed the command with sudo to enable you to write the download file to the directory you happen to be in.

Hi Olmas, you may have to use sudo in front of the command.