I have installed wordpress on my ubuntu droplet following https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/how-to-install-wordpress-with-lamp-on-ubuntu-16-04 . I haven’t been able to install plugins or themes through the dashboard. The error i get is always unable to create folder

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If you can’t create a folder, it’s most likely the fact you didn’t set the correct permissions which you should’ve setup during the setup process wordpress gives you on first install.