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I'm using Fire FTP (Firefox add-on) in Ubuntu to download my project locally but when I click on download, it says failed to create directory "Project1" locally. Is there any root permission issue? if yes then how I can download my project using Fire FTP?

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Are you using apparmor? –  Mitch Jun 5 '12 at 6:10
    
apparmor? i am using fireftp, it is an add on for fire fox –  baig772 Jun 5 '12 at 6:12
    
I know that you`re using fireftp, apparmor is a security module for the Linux kernel. Do you have it installed? –  Mitch Jun 5 '12 at 6:15
    
ahh sorry, while typing 'apparmor_status' gives me apparmor module is loaded. i think it is installed? –  baig772 Jun 5 '12 at 6:18
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Apparmor is stopping fireftp traffic, so you need to configure apparmor to allow FireFTP. If more help is needed in regards to apparomr have a look at this site

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I have stopped apparmor but it is still saying the same 'failed to create directory locally' :( –  baig772 Jun 5 '12 at 6:28
    
What version fireftp are you running? –  Mitch Jun 5 '12 at 6:36
    
its fireftp 2.0.4 –  baig772 Jun 5 '12 at 6:40
    
What mode are you using under the Connection Tab? –  Mitch Jun 5 '12 at 6:47
    
it is passive mode checked –  baig772 Jun 5 '12 at 6:50
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I guess it is some root permission issue. Now downloaded my project to Downloads and moved it to /opt/lampp/htdocs. Now it is working fine

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I`m glad it worked out :) –  Mitch Jun 5 '12 at 7:04
    
yup but using alternative way :) –  baig772 Jun 5 '12 at 7:05
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