An unexpected error occurred: \"EACCES: permission denied

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:heavy_check_mark: Checking system Node.js version
:heavy_check_mark: Checking logged in user
:heavy_check_mark: Checking current folder permissions
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A ProcessError occurred.

Message: Command failed: yarn info ghost versions --json
{“type”:“error”,“data”:“An unexpected error occurred: "EACCES: permission denied, scandir ‘/home/cmlanche/.config/yarn/link’".”}

{“type”:“info”,“data”:“If you think this is a bug, please open a bug report with the information provided in "/var/www/ghost/yarn-error.log".”}
{“type”:“info”,“data”:“Visit yarn info | Yarn for documentation about this command.”}

Exit code: 1

Debug Information:
OS: Ubuntu, v18.04
Node Version: v8.11.4
Ghost-CLI Version: 1.9.2
Environment: production
Command: ‘ghost install’

Additional log info available in: /home/cmlanche/.ghost/logs/ghost-cli-debug-2018-09-02T07_46_34_082Z.log

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I tried twice, and failed with the same error, please help me

problem solved, I donot have the perssion of dir /home/cmlanche/.config,

sudo chown <username>:<username> ~/.config

use it sove it

the install doc( do not say it need ~/.config permission

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