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Error when trying to start discourse could not find expected while scanning a simple key

Below is the error I am getting. I’ve manually installed lighttpd, which removed that error and manually installed rails but I still get this. I haven’t found much out there so i hope i’m not overlooking something simple. Thanks:

Please press enter when you are read to configure discourse.

Enter the email address to use for the Discourse admin account (ex. user@example.org) noreply@mg.thetines.org Enter the domain or subdomain pointed to this Discourse instance (ex. forum.example.org): www.thetines.org Enter the SMTP server to use to send email (ex: smtp.example.org): smtp.mailgun.org SMTP Port (default 587): SMTP Username (ex. user@example.org): postmaster@mg.thetines.org SMTP Password: Thanks! Your Discourse instance is now being configured…this can take a few minutes…

Synchronizing state of docker.service with SysV init with /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install… Executing /lib/systemd/systemd-sysv-install enable docker

(<unknown>): could not find expected ‘:’ while scanning a simple key at line 63 column 1 -e LANG=en_US.UTF-8 YAML syntax error. Please check your containers/*.yml config files. Error response from daemon: No such container: rails

Discourse has now been configured. You may now finish setting up Discourse by creating an account at:


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