Anyone using Discourse?

August 10, 2013 5.7k views
Has anyone hosted a Discourse forum with DigitalOcean? Any recommendations regarding this?
5 Answers
Haven't used it; but at least one other user has suggested that D.O. implement Discourse for it's Q&A section. If anyone has an opinion on the topic, you should vote, here: Migrate the Q&A section to ....
I am running Discourse on a Digital Ocean Droplet ( ). Installation is REALLY easy now they've switched to Docker for their preferred installation method. Just make sure to spin up a Droplet with enough RAM (2GB is recommended) and you should be up and running with your own Discourse installation in a matter of minutes.

Here is the HowTo from their official Github Repo:

No matter if we follow the exact documentation, again and again, we get this message every time we try to launch. Any help?

root@iLoveJesusChrist:/var/discourse# ./launcher start app
starting up existing container

  • /usr/bin/docker start app Error response from daemon: Cannot start container app: Error starting userland proxy: listen tcp bind: address already in use FATA[0000] Error: failed to start one or more containers

@jareddsmith i have the same probleme. Did you resolve it ?


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