Madhu Sareen Madhu Sareen - 8 months ago 186
Python Question

Anaconda on Ubuntu - Error in permission to update using conda command

On my laptop on windows 8.1 I have vmware and ubuntu 16.4 installed.

I recently installed Anaconda 2.7 (x64) on it. The directory where anaconda is installed, is:


When I tried to use the following command to update packages, I got errors as mentioned below:

conda update --all


Error: Missing write permissions in: /home/anaconda2

I tried to use sudo and also tried by writing following permission under visudo


Nothing worked....

Can someone please help me?


what about this....

 sudo chown -R madhu /home/anaconda2/