Douglas Muth on 26 Oct 2010 10:42:40 -0700

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Re: [PLUG] Drupal/CiviCRM Installation

  • From: Douglas Muth <>
  • To: "Philadelphia Linux User's Group Discussion List" <>
  • Subject: Re: [PLUG] Drupal/CiviCRM Installation
  • Date: Tue, 26 Oct 2010 13:42:32 -0400
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On Tue, Oct 26, 2010 at 1:34 PM,  <> wrote:
> I'm installing Drupal and CiviCRM  and getting what looks like permissions
> errors on the CiviCRM install, even though the Drupal install went fine
> and the permissions are the same.
> Error: Could not create directory:
> /var/www/drupal/sites/default/files/civicrm.
> I've manually created this directory and verified that permissions are wr
> for everyone.

wr or wrx?  I'm pretty sure that execute permissions are needed on directories.

> This install is on Ubuntu Server 10.10
> I had also tried installing on opensuse 11.3 and got hung up by an
> incompatibility with the system date spewing errors on every page, but
> otherwise succeeded on that platform.

That's due to PHP 5.3 not having a default timezone set.  Set a
default timezone in php.ini and you'll be fine.

-- Doug

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