Please read the release notes carefully since this update requires adjustments to your Raspberry Pi configuration!
Basic Setup Question
Alright, so this may seem beyond simple, but I have to ask…
I’ve run through the install on a Pi2. The install gave me no problems. I go through the final reboot and…I’m looking at the Raspbian GUI.
Can anyone suggest the (clearly extremely obvious) step that I must have missed?
You mean, you miss the autostart feature?
Did you follow the instructions mentioned in the read.me?
No, I was actually using this setup guide here, which is less complete, but sure shows up in searches more often: https://github.com/MichMich/MagicMirror/wiki/Jessie-Lite-Installation-Guide
Now, however, I’ve gone through the setup you linked and and have ended up with:
Check current Node installation …
Node currently installed. Checking version number.
Minimum Node version: v5.1.0
Installed Node version: v6.4.0
No Node.js upgrade nessecery.
It seems like MagicMirror is already installed.
To prevent overwriting, the installer will be aborted.
Please rename the ~/MagicMirror folder and try again.
If you want to upgrade your installation run git pull from the ~/MagicMirror directory.
pi@pi:~ $ cd ~/MagicMirror
pi@pi:~/MagicMirror $ git pull
pi@pi:~/MagicMirror $ cd $HOME/MagicMirror
pi@pi:~/MagicMirror $ npm start
email@example.com start /home/pi/MagicMirror
npm ERR! Linux 4.4.18-v7+
npm ERR! argv “/usr/bin/nodejs” “/usr/bin/npm” "start"
npm ERR! node v6.4.0
npm ERR! npm v3.10.3
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 ‘electron js/electron.js’.
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! electron js/electron.js
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
Actually, reran yet again and (possibly) looking better.
Once my card reader stops acting oddly I’ll probably do a reinstall and start again from scratch. Maybe figure out where I went wrong.
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