Cant seem to install spark-cli - Loggin in as admin using sudo -s [Solved]

You shouldn't have to be root to use npm on a single user osx machine - try the following:

$ whoami
$ sudo chown -R [your-username] /usr/local
$ sudo chown -R [your-username] ~

The last two commands reclaim your user access rights for non-system related installed files and for all files/dirs in your own home directory.

From there on npm, brew and so on won't need root permissions via sudo anymore, so even a

$ npm install -g spark-cli

should smoothly work!

Its a pure software issue without any connection to the Spark Core itself.

Good luck :wink:

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