How do I turn off NGINX and Unicorn on the Ruby on Rails droplet?

  • Posted October 18, 2014

I am trying to do the “Rails Tutorial”, and I did a Ruby on rails on ubuntu droplet, but I can’t get NGINX and Unicorn to stop, and allow me to run my little initial test webrick. I have tried service nginx stop and service unicorn stop, and although the web page stops showing up, I cant get it to show my webrick page at port 3000.

I have pretty much accepted that I will just have to delete my server and start from scratch on an empty ubuntu server, how unpleasant.


This page is indexed by Google, is this really so hard to respond?

Well great, the lack of support here has forced me to delete my server and go to Cloud9. Thanks.

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There is no error message. I turn off unicorn and nginx and try to run webrick, and local host:3000 shows nothing at all.

And thanks for being a prick to me after I said I’d try it again. You guys are assholes.

:( well maybe there is issues with the rails on ubuntu image, i will try a fresh rails install on just an ubuntu image later

You had the correct command to shutdown nginx and unicorn, so I’m not sure what else you did wrong here but there’s nothing DigitalOcean could really do.