Troubleshooting

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ENOSPC: no space left on device

Depending on your OS, you may face the following error :

# [nodemon] Internal watch failed: ENOSPC: no space left on device, watch '/PeerTube/dist'

This is due to your system’s limit on the number of files you can monitor for live-checking changes. For example, Ubuntu uses inotify and this limit is set to 8192. Then you need to change this limit :

echo fs.inotify.max_user_watches=524288 | sudo tee -a /etc/sysctl.conf && sudo sysctl -p

See more information here.

“PeerTube is not compatible with your web browser…”

When trying to run an npm run dev and look your dev instance on your web browser, you may encounter a pop-up windows saying something like “PeerTube is not compatible with your web browser…”. This message seems to indicate that your dependencies need to be updated. A simple way to fix this is to make sure to be up to date with your local repository and to run :

yarn install --pure-lockfile 

You may be tempted to update your dependencies with npm instead of yarn, with an npm i. It would be a very bad idea. If ever you did it, try to delete package-lock.json and node_modules :

rm package-lock.json && rm -rf node_modules

Then, a simple yarn install --pure-lockfile should fix this.