Wordpress 3.5 Plugin updates error
In wordpress 3.5 there is in bug regarding updating plugins, this is quickly fixed by performing the following:
Go toÃ'Â wp-includes/class-http.php and find the following two lines:
if ( ! is_writable( dirname( $r['filename'] ) ) )
return new WP_Error( "http_request_failed", __( "Destination directory for file streaming does not exist or is not writable." ) );
Comment out these two lines by putting // in front of them.
Second point that needs to be modified:
Go to wp-config.php and add the following:
define( "WP_TEMP_DIR", ABSPATH . "wp-content/" );
After this the problem will be fixed.
It is known bug and will be fixed in wordpress 3.5.1.