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When Banshee downloads podcasts to the 'Podcasts' folder, it marks that folder as read only. This is a problem when I want to sync them to my Android smartphone and I am unable to listen to them because of this permission setting. I am able to change the permissions of the folder manually, but when it updates the feeds, it resets them.

I've found a few threads about the internet, including the Ubuntu forums, but no-one is able to find a solution.

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In a case like this, the best bet is to report a bug in banshee's bug tracker. If the bug is fixed, you'll get the update in the next release.

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For anyone else this affects, like me, the bug report can be found here:

Bug #682971: Podcasts are downloaded as 'Read Only'

(Just click the this bug affects me too link)

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