Two days after installing stellar-core, when I run ./stellar-core, I had this error: Got an exception: error accessing path: buckets/tmp [main.cpp:671] How can i handle it?

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It might be an issue with ownership/permissions - check to ensure your buckets/tmp directory is accessible & writable by the user under which you are running stellar-core - some adjustments with chown & chmod might resolve your issue.

It would help if you include more details about your stellar-core environment; e.g. is it Stellar's quickstart docker, or SatoshiPay's docker image?


Try sudo stellar-core instead.

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