Wordpress 3.8.3 Update

  • Posted April 16, 2014

I have manually tried to update to 3.8.3 on my Wordpress site but I am recieving the following

" Downloading update from…

Unpacking the update…

The update cannot be installed because we will be unable to copy some files. This is usually due to inconsistent file permissions.: wp-admin/includes/update-core.php

Installation Failed "

Please note I have done the following after looking at a similar post

" sudo chgrp -R www-data /var/www

sudo chmod -R g+w /var/www "

Cheers, Mike


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Running “sudo chown -R www-data /var/www” should do it. If not, could you post the output of “ls -la /var/www”?