iTunes error: “You do not have enough access privileges for this operation”

After recently wiping my MacBook Pro and reinstalling macOS, I started getting this error every time I opened iTunes: “You do not have enough access privileges for this operation.”

You do not have enough access privileges for this operation

Though the error is slightly vague, the gist of what’s happening was still pretty clear: there must be a permissions error of some sort. But finding and fixing that error was not as straight-forward as I would have hoped.

Find out what I did to fix the “You do not have enough access privileges for this operation” error in iTunes after the break. [Read more…]