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No functional UI after fresh install #288

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totokaka opened this Issue Feb 8, 2014 · 2 comments

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totokaka commented Feb 8, 2014

I've just installed subway, for the first time, on my VPS, and it doesn't work as expected.
I have the same problems when launching it as development and production.

When I open up the page I see something that might be this:
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for a split second(that's why I can't be completely sure it is that), before this shows up, and stays there:
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In this state the UI does not respond in any way, no clickable things, no results when entering text in the box. The "Send" button doesn't even display a click animation when clicked.

At the same time I get this in console:

Can't resolve image path: ../img/glyphicons-halflings.png
Can't resolve image path: ../img/glyphicons-halflings-white.png
Can't resolve image path: /assets/images/join.png
Can't resolve image path: /assets/images/part.png
Can't resolve image path: /assets/images/topic.png
Can't resolve image path: /assets/images/active.png
Can't resolve image path: /assets/images/idle.png

I asked at IRC, and _46bit reported he have had the same issue, but that he didn't remember how he fixed it.

@totokaka
totokaka commented Feb 8, 2014

I just realized I only tried to access it through nginx. When accessing it directly it worked.
How is my nginx config supposed to look to get this to work?

@totokaka
totokaka commented Feb 8, 2014

Ok, It turns out this was because I hadn't configured nginx to proxy websockets.
This is the config I now use:

upstream subway {
        server localhost:14858;
}

server {
        listen          80;
        server_name     irc.hidd.en;

        location / {
                proxy_pass http://subway;

                proxy_http_version 1.1;
                proxy_set_header Upgrade $http_upgrade;
                proxy_set_header Connection "upgrade";

                proxy_set_header X-Real-IP $remote_addr;
                proxy_set_header X-Forwarded-For $proxy_add_x_forwarded_for;
                proxy_set_header Host $proxy_host;
                proxy_set_header X-NginX-Proxy true;
        }

        location /assets {
                alias /srv/http/totokaka.io/apps/subway/assets/;
        }
}

This is what got me on the right track: #134 (comment)

@totokaka totokaka closed this Feb 8, 2014
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