Error running npx

Hi guys

I’m getting this error in npx frontity dev --port 4000. I hope if you help me.


E:\frontity\AppOne>npx frontity dev --port 4000

Error: Cannot find module 'E:\frontity\AppOne/frontity.settings'

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Hey @saad, welcome to the community :slight_smile:

Could you please paste here your frontity.settings.js file and also paste the result of npx frontity info (run in the root folder of the project)?

Thank you @luisherranz

I’m sorry but I can’t find " frontity.settings.js "

E:\frontity\AppOne>npx frontity info

## System:
 - OS: Windows 10
 - CPU: (4) x64 Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-6600K CPU @ 3.50GHz
 - Memory: 5.65 GB / 15.96 GB
## Binaries:
 - Node: 10.16.2 - C:\Program Files\nodejs\node.EXE
 - npm: 6.9.0 - C:\Program Files\nodejs\npm.CMD
## Browsers:
 - Edge: 44.17763.1.0
 - Internet Explorer: Not Found
## npmPackages:
 - @frontity/core: ^1.2.0 => 1.2.0
 - cordova-android: ^8.0.0 => 8.0.0
 - cordova-plugin-whitelist: ^1.3.4 => 1.3.4
 - cordova-plugin-whitelist-tests:  1.3.4
 - framework7: ^4.4.10 => 4.4.10
 - frontity: ^1.3.0 => 1.3.0
## npmGlobalPackages:
 - frontity: Not Found
 - npx: Not Found

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Did you use the command npx frontity create to create the project?

Like we explain here:

Yes I did

Could you please try again in a new folder and confirm if a frontity.settings.js file is created?

I tried to do it again but I have another problem,

E:\Frontity>npx frontity create app
npm ERR! code ENOLOCAL
npm ERR! Could not install from "Faris\AppData\Roaming\npm-cache\_npx\10552" as it does not contain a package.json file.

npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in:
npm ERR!     C:\Users\Saad Faris\AppData\Roaming\npm-cache\_logs\2019-08-31T14_04_57_615Z-debug.log
Install for frontity@latest failed with code 1

It seems like it is a problem of npx when the user folder contains an space (Saad Faris)

It’s crazy that they haven’t solved it yet.

You need to move the npm cache to a folder without spaces.

First, open cmd as Administrator.

  • Search for cmd
  • Right click
  • Choose “Run as Administraror”
  • Enter your password

Then enter these commands in the console:

> mklink /J "C:\Users\saad-faris" "C:\Users\Saad Faris"
> npm config set cache C:\Users\saad-faris\AppData\Roaming\npm-cache
> npm config set prefix C:\Users\saad-faris\AppData\Roaming\npm
> npm cache clean --force

Let me know if that solves all the problems you’re facing.

@luisherranz thank you for your time. It’s working very good :grin:


Awesome. Thanks for this. This solved my issue.

I don’t understand why npm doesn’t solve this issue :sweat:

@robsimmtech welcome to the community!

This resolved my issue. Thanks! :blush: