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Fix Unable to create directory for wordpress media on linux machine

I have my localhost running on /var/www . My wordpress directory resides there. I was just trying to upload some media file on there, but it failed saying

Unable to create directory wp-content/uploads/2018/01. Is its parent directory writable by the server?

Unable to create directory

To solve this issue you just need to change the permission
use either one of this

in my case its sudo chmod 775 /var/www/. . ./wordpress/wp-content
775 will give all permission except write by anybody.
here’s a nice explanation why 775

whereas 777 give user,group and others to read,write and execute permission.
So from my opinion its better to use 775
Hope this will help. -THANKS

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