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Can't start after installation

  • Can’t make it to start on a raspberry Pi 3

    Here the log:

    0 info it worked if it ends with ok
    1 verbose cli [ ‘/home/pi/.nvm/versions/node/v8.5.0/bin/node’,
    1 verbose cli ‘/usr/bin/npm’,
    1 verbose cli ‘start’ ]
    2 info using npm@5.3.0
    3 info using node@v8.5.0
    4 verbose run-script [ ‘prestart’, ‘start’, ‘poststart’ ]
    5 info lifecycle magicmirror@2.1.2~prestart: magicmirror@2.1.2
    6 info lifecycle magicmirror@2.1.2~start: magicmirror@2.1.2
    7 verbose lifecycle magicmirror@2.1.2~start: unsafe-perm in lifecycle true
    8 verbose lifecycle magicmirror@2.1.2~start: PATH: /usr/lib/node_modules/npm/bin/node-gyp-bin:/home/pi/MagicMirror/node_modules/.bin:/home/pi/.nvm/versions/node/v8.5.0/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/sbin:/bin:/us$
    9 verbose lifecycle magicmirror@2.1.2~start: CWD: /home/pi/MagicMirror
    10 silly lifecycle magicmirror@2.1.2~start: Args: [ ‘-c’, ‘sh’ ]
    11 silly lifecycle magicmirror@2.1.2~start: Returned: code: 1 signal: null
    12 info lifecycle magicmirror@2.1.2~start: Failed to exec start script
    13 verbose stack Error: magicmirror@2.1.2 start: sh
    13 verbose stack Exit status 1
    13 verbose stack at EventEmitter. (/usr/lib/node_modules/npm/lib/utils/lifecycle.js:289:16)
    13 verbose stack at emitTwo (events.js:125:13)
    13 verbose stack at EventEmitter.emit (events.js:213:7)
    13 verbose stack at ChildProcess. (/usr/lib/node_modules/npm/lib/utils/spawn.js:40:14)
    13 verbose stack at emitTwo (events.js:125:13)
    13 verbose stack at ChildProcess.emit (events.js:213:7)
    13 verbose stack at maybeClose (internal/child_process.js:927:16)
    13 verbose stack at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (internal/child_process.js:211:5)
    14 verbose pkgid magicmirror@2.1.2
    15 verbose cwd /home/pi/MagicMirror
    16 verbose Linux 4.9.41-v7+
    17 verbose argv “/home/pi/.nvm/versions/node/v8.5.0/bin/node” “/usr/bin/npm” “start”
    18 verbose node v8.5.0
    19 verbose npm v5.3.0
    20 error code ELIFECYCLE
    21 error errno 1
    22 error magicmirror@2.1.2 start: sh
    22 error Exit status 1
    23 error Failed at the magicmirror@2.1.2 start script.
    23 error This is probably not a problem with npm. There is likely additional logging output above.
    24 verbose exit [ 1, true ]


  • Noob alert! FYI, you have to run the Desktop GUI, in a terminal only, it won’t work (if that can help others)

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