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Couldnt get a file descriptor referring to the console #9

millisami opened this Issue · 3 comments

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I'm getting the following error while starting gembox:

[~] ➔ gembox rack
[Mon Dec 07 03:11:48 +0545 2009] Starting gembox
[Mon Dec 07 03:11:48 +0545 2009] gembox is already running at
Couldnt get a file descriptor referring to the console

Using REE 1.8.7 with gembox 0.2.1 from gemcutter


What OS are you on? Can you access the app at that port? I have a feeling it has to do with trying to launch the browser.


Well, I'm on Ubuntu Jaunty.
My bad, oops, yes on that port the gembox is running and I can simply access it.
But I don't remember when did I started it last time. Does the gembox starts automatically once installed?


OK - that makes sense then. You started it probably when you ran the following above. By default, gembox will daemonize and then try to launch in the browser using 'open' or 'start' depending on the platform. It looks like it started above, but there was an error trying to launch it. I'm not too familiar with Ubuntu as a desktop platform. Is there a way to launch a browser from the command line?

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