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  • I cant get Magic Mirror to start…I am a novice. Im running 2019-07-10
    Raspbian Buster with desktop and recommended software. I am using this guide https://forum.magicmirror.builders/topic/236/complete-setup-tutorial/6
    Any help is greatly aprecciated!

    pi@raspberrypi:~/MagicMirror $ npm start

    magicmirror@2.8.0 start /home/pi/MagicMirror

    sh run-start.sh

    /home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:14

    throw new Error(‘Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/electron and try installing again’)

    ^

    Error: Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/electron and try installing again

    at getElectronPath (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:14:11)

    at Object. (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:18:18)

    at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:778:30)

    at Object.Module._extensions…js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:789:10)

    at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:653:32)

    at tryModuleLoad (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:593:12)

    at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:585:3)

    at Module.require (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:692:17)

    at require (internal/modules/cjs/helpers.js:25:18)

    at Object. (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/cli.js:3:16)

    npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE

    npm ERR! errno 1

    npm ERR! magicmirror@2.8.0 start: sh run-start.sh

    npm ERR! Exit status 1

    npm ERR!

    npm ERR! Failed at the magicmirror@2.8.0 start script.

    npm ERR! This is probably not a problem with npm. There is likely additional logging output above.

    npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:

    npm ERR! /home/pi/.npm/_logs/2019-09-24T01_02_05_382Z-debug.log

    r $ sudo npm start

    magicmirror@2.8.0 start /home/pi/MagicMirror

    sh run-start.sh

    /home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:14

    throw new Error(‘Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/electron and try installing again’)

    ^

    Error: Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/electron and try installing again

    at getElectronPath (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:14:11)

    at Object. (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:18:18)

    at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:778:30)

    at Object.Module._extensions…js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:789:10)

    at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:653:32)

    at tryModuleLoad (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:593:12)

    at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:585:3)

    at Module.require (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:692:17)

    at require (internal/modules/cjs/helpers.js:25:18)

    at Object. (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/cli.js:3:16)

    npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE

    npm ERR! errno 1

    npm ERR! magicmirror@2.8.0 start: sh run-start.sh

    npm ERR! Exit status 1

    npm ERR!

    npm ERR! Failed at the magicmirror@2.8.0 start script.

    npm ERR! This is probably not a problem with npm. There is likely additional logging output above.

    npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:

    npm ERR! /root/.npm/_logs/2019-09-24T00_41_40_033Z-debug.log

    pi@raspberrypi:~/MagicMirror $ DISPLAY=:0 npm start

    magicmirror@2.8.0 start /home/pi/MagicMirror

    sh run-start.sh

    /home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:14

    throw new Error(‘Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/electron and try installing again’)

    ^

    Error: Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/electron and try installing again

    at getElectronPath (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:14:11)

    at Object. (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:18:18)

    at Module._compile (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:778:30)

    at Object.Module._extensions…js (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:789:10)

    at Module.load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:653:32)

    at tryModuleLoad (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:593:12)

    at Function.Module._load (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:585:3)

    at Module.require (internal/modules/cjs/loader.js:692:17)

    at require (internal/modules/cjs/helpers.js:25:18)

    at Object. (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/cli.js:3:16)

    npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE

    npm ERR! errno 1

    npm ERR! magicmirror@2.8.0 start: sh run-start.sh

    npm ERR! Exit status 1

    npm ERR!

    npm ERR! Failed at the magicmirror@2.8.0 start script.

    npm ERR! This is probably not a problem with npm. There is likely additional logging output above.

    npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:

    npm ERR! /home/pi/.npm/_logs/2019-09-24T00_50_26_474Z-debug.log



  • @everybodyfloats try my updated installer.

    Rename the MagicMirror folder out of the way first

    https://forum.magicmirror.builders/topic/10171/anyone-want-to-try-updated-installer



  • @everybodyfloats try my updated installer.

    Rename the MagicMirror folder out of the way first

    https://forum.magicmirror.builders/topic/10171/anyone-want-to-try-updated-installer



  • @sdetweil OMG it works!!! Thank you!!!



  • @everybodyfloats cool… can u mark this issue closed (3 dots to the right of the message that solves if)


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