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MagicMirror doesn't start with 'npm start' electron not found



  • can anyone help me. I’m a beginner trying to start magic mirror but I keep receiving this error message. says something about electron not found

    pi@raspberrypi:~/MagicMirror $ npm start

    magicmirror@2.6.0 start /home/pi/MagicMirror
    sh run-start.sh

    run-start.sh: 4: run-start.sh: electron: not found
    npm ERR! file sh
    npm ERR! code ELIFECYCLE
    npm ERR! errno ENOENT
    npm ERR! syscall spawn
    npm ERR! magicmirror@2.6.0 start: sh run-start.sh
    npm ERR! spawn ENOENT
    npm ERR!
    npm ERR! Failed at the magicmirror@2.6.0 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/2019-01-08T10_13_58_006Z-debug.log
    pi@raspberrypi:~/MagicMirror $


  • Module Developer

    @Stevo Please provide a little more info about your installation:

    Are you on a Raspberry Pi or something different
    How did you install the MM?
    Have you run npm install?
    Are you trying to start it from SSH or on the computer directly?


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