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Issue with Yo Generator on MEAN One-Click Install Image

One of the main parts of Mean.js that goes with “MEAN One-Click Install Image” is “Yo Generator”

Have tested installing it with and without sudo but always end up with this

root@NodeJS2:/opt/test# yo meanjs

Error: EACCES, permission denied '/root/.config/configstore/insight-yo.yml'
You don't have access to this file.

    at Object.fs.openSync (evalmachine.<anonymous>:438:18)
    at Object.fs.readFileSync (evalmachine.<anonymous>:289:15)
    at Object.create.all.get (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/yo/node_modules/configstore/configstore.js:33:29)
    at Object.Configstore (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/yo/node_modules/configstore/configstore.js:26:44)
    at new Insight (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/yo/node_modules/insight/lib/index.js:26:34)
    at Object.<anonymous> (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/yo/cli.js:123:15)
    at Module._compile (module.js:456:26)
    at Object.Module._extensions..js (module.js:474:10)
    at Module.load (module.js:356:32)
    at Function.Module._load (module.js:312:12)

Here is install instructions http://meanjs.org/generator.html#application

Have tested several suggestions of fixes for this but can’t get it to work so i hope someone have a solution for this that really works.

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yo was designed to not run as root/sudo

You need to create a user to run this as, place it in their home folder, change ownership to them, then try again.