Could not start watchman / Linux Mint

I’m using ember on Linux Mint. When I start ember s I get the following message: Could not start watchman Visit for more info.

However… the link has no information on not being able to start watchman - only on not being able to find it. How can I resolve this?

Thanks, Chris.

You don’t really need to. AFAIK watchman is just an optional file watcher that works better than the built-in one. So… if you have it installed it uses watchman, if not, it prints that warning and uses the default one. I’ve been working on ember projects for 3 years now and get that message every single time I start ember s, no ill effects.

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Thanks dknutsen… that’s good information to know!

In anycase I continued playing and followed these instructions:

The message is now gone.

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