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Can't restart ghost after update: "Ghost-CLI commands do not work..." error

Posted February 5, 2020 524 views
Ghost

Hello,

I have a 1-click Ghost droplet. It was running fine but was outdated so I did an update, which went smoothly. Unfortunately, now I can’t restart ghost.

When I do sudo -i -u ghost-mgr and attempt ghost restart I get:

ghost-mgr@br-2:/var/www/ghost$ ghost restart
Ghost-CLI commands do not work inside of a git clone, zip download or with Ghost <1.0.0.
Perhaps you meant `grunt restart`?
Otherwise, run `ghost restart` again within a valid Ghost installation.

Can anyone provide any pointers please?

edited by AHA

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Hello,

I’ve tried to replicate this at my end by setting up a Ghost 1-click Droplet and upgrading Ghost but in the end it worked as expected and I did not get the error.

What is the output of the following command:

ghost ls

Also, can you run an ls -lah in the /var/www/ghost folder?

Regards,
Bobby

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