Error Uncompressing zip-files: tempdir needs write permission and sufficient free space

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Hello everyone,
suddenly, after working fine many many times, I am getting the following error message tying to unzip/load a couple of nii-gz files:
Error using images.internal.nifti.niftiFile/getUncompressedFileName (line 130)
Cannot unzip file. tempdir needs write permissions and sufficient free space.
Error in images.internal.nifti.niftiFile (line 45)
[filename, self.TempfileCleaners, ~] =
Error in niftiread (line 66)
NF = images.internal.nifti.niftiFile(varargin{:});
Error in loadData (line 21)
roiNii = niftiread(maskPath);
I am sure writing permission to the temp folder is given. What confuses me most is that the message appeared from one second to the next with everything working perfectly fine seconds before. What do you think is the problem here?
Thank you very much for your help!

Answers (1)

Jurgen vL
Jurgen vL on 22 Jun 2020
Edited: Jurgen vL on 7 Jul 2020
This happenend to me too today. The error message is misleading, I found that it was trying to call gunzip with an invalid path string. So the fix is to ensure the file name is correct.


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