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Subject: Re: Installer script on Fedora doesn't work properly
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 2020 10:55:59 +0000
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I'm guessing that the systemd service to start the guix daemon failed...

Is there a way that you can manually enable & start the systemd daemon that guix ships with?

June 29, 2020 6:05 PM, "Jan Wielkiewicz" <> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm trying to install Guix on Fedora using the install script, but
> something is not right.
> I ran the script as root, it installed everything properly, but running
> "guix pull" ends up with an error message: "guix pull: failed to connect
> to `/var/guix/daemon-socket/socket': No such file or directory".
> I tried rebooting a few times, running "systemctl enable guix-daemon",
> "systemctl start guix-daemon", but with the same result.
> Any idea what's wrong?
> I think the installer script should *just work at all times* - this is
> crucial to make Guix popular on other distros.
> My suggestion: if it's not already done, consider adding automated
> tests, checking whether the installer script works on major
> distributions (on a VM) and if Guix works there. This should be checked
> every release.
> P.S. I'm going to resume my work on Jami soon, I've been busy with my
> exams lately :P
> Jan Wielkiewicz

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Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2020-06-29 22:04 Jan Wielkiewicz
2020-06-30 10:55 ` jbranso [this message]
2020-06-30 12:07 ` Ricardo Wurmus
2020-06-30 21:27   ` Jan Wielkiewicz
2020-06-30 22:30     ` Ricardo Wurmus

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