Nobody is ready to Help!!
i am very new to git club and i am trying to install MagicMirror
unfortunately no one is ready to help
I want to do this project for my kid and i am unable to do so.
problem 1- I get this error when i do ‘npm start’ i tried multiple ways i could not get the solution … seems no one to help
problem 2- I am connected to Raspberry pi 3 model b with HDMI cable connected to my TV
For the mirror i need to connect to the monitor , i have a LG LED model and i get this error that signal not found
root@raspberrypi:/home/pi/MagicMirror# npm start
email@example.com start /home/pi/MagicMirror
throw new Error(‘Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/’ + path.basename(__dirname) + ’ and try installing again’)
Error: Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/electron and try installing again
at Object. (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/index.js:9:9)
at Module._compile (module.js:570:32)
at Object.Module._extensions…js (module.js:579:10)
at Module.load (module.js:487:32)
at tryModuleLoad (module.js:446:12)
at Function.Module._load (module.js:438:3)
at Module.require (module.js:497:17)
at require (internal/module.js:20:19)
at Object. (/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/electron/cli.js:3:16)
at Module._compile (module.js:570:32)
npm ERR! Linux 4.4.50-v7+
npm ERR! argv “/usr/bin/nodejs” “/usr/bin/npm” "start"
npm ERR! node v6.10.2
npm ERR! npm v3.10.10
npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE
npm ERR! firstname.lastname@example.org start:
npm ERR! Exit status 1
npm ERR! Failed at the email@example.com start script ‘sh run-start.sh’.
npm ERR! Make sure you have the latest version of node.js and npm installed.
npm ERR! If you do, this is most likely a problem with the magicmirror package,
npm ERR! not with npm itself.
npm ERR! Tell the author that this fails on your system:
npm ERR! sh run-start.sh
npm ERR! You can get information on how to open an issue for this project with:
npm ERR! npm bugs magicmirror
npm ERR! Or if that isn’t available, you can get their info via:
npm ERR! npm owner ls magicmirror
npm ERR! There is likely additional logging output above.
npm ERR! Please include the following file with any support request:
npm ERR! /home/pi/MagicMirror/npm-debug.log
@roramirez - Please Help!!
Electron failed to install correctly, please delete node_modules/’ + path.basename(__dirname) + ’ and try installing again
node_modules/’ + path.basename(__dirname) +
Thanks for the response, what command should i run to delete and how do i reinstall it
please delete node_modules/’ + path.basename(__dirname)
i followed these steps mentioned by you in one of the problems
git clone https://github.com/electron/electron-quick-start
firstname.lastname@example.org start PATH\electron-quick-start
the window comes Hello World
but when i reboot the system it says the same error
If you are running on a Pi then you have Raspbian installed so you have a file browser.
go to the MagicMirror folder and delete the node_modules directory and try reinstalling the mirror in a terminal window …
In the terminal window in the MagicMirror folder type:
@cowboysdude -Thanks for the help… it works… i am not able to see the weather on right side… i created an account in openweathermap and added the API key under the config.js.sample file but it does not show… also can you help me to add some of these modules … an example how to add in the config file will help… my kid is really exited to see the mirror working… Thanks
@cowboysdude -Thanks for the help… it works… i am not able to see the weather on right side… i created an account in openweathermap and added the API key under the config.js.sample file but it does not show…
Make sure you have the API key and the Location and Location ID in the config.js file.
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Your API key needs to be in quotations “”