Neo4j Community 1.9.M05 fails to install under CentOS 6.3 #594

yeysus opened this Issue Mar 6, 2013 · 2 comments


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service neo4j-service start
su: user neo4jwrapper.user.created=false does not exist
It does not start. I think the solution is to repair the last line from the file conf/neo4j-wrapper.conf from


I had the same issue and fixed it in exactly the same way.

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This has been identified as a bug. The cause is a newline character missing at the end of the neo4j-wrapper.conf file of the community edition, and is not CentOS specific. It will be fixed in the next 1.9 release.

@digitalstain digitalstain added a commit that referenced this issue Apr 29, 2013
@digitalstain digitalstain Fixes issue #594
Adds newline in community's neo4j-wrapper.conf so the username doesn't get mangled
 by the user creation flag
Fixes the user creation flag reset on service remove
@jakewins jakewins reopened this Oct 1, 2013
@jakewins jakewins closed this Oct 1, 2013
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