Lightroom Classic: User Permissions Issue with latest Update

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User Permissions Dialog box pops up when opening LR Classic after the recent update AND the repair option does NOT fix the issue!

To note: I had just completed a CLEAN INSTALL OF MAC OS a few weeks ago and I had the Desktop and Documents folder both syncing with iCloud. Since there is an Adobe folder in the Documents folder, I think this may have caused the permissions issue. Anyway, I stopped syncing and the Documents folder then appeared in my user account but I still had the same issue. I typed the following command in the TERMINAL:

diskutil resetUserPermissions / `id -u`

Type exactly as shown. Then hit enter. It takes a few moments and your permissions are reset. I then restarted LR Classic and all was well!
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Anne Liston

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omeed askari

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didn't work for me =\. I recently unsynced those same folders from iCloud, and thats about when my issue started. must be related?
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Debbie Michel

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ok, going to show my ignorance here, but where is the terminal.  I'm so tired of getting that message every time I open up Lightroom.

It would be helpful if your answer were in the form of, Apple and Lightroom for dummies.

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Click on the little Magnifying Glass on the top left of your Mac and type Terminal
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Debbie Michel

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Thanks!!  I found it on my own by googling, where is the terminal.  I sure appreciate your feedback though! Everything is working.