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Hi there!

 

My btsync service will no longer start on my Arch laptop.

 

systemctl status shows:

btsync[4925]: Can't open pid file /usr/bin/.sync//sync.pid. Permission denied

 

There is a file at  /usr/bin/.sync/sync.pid, so I guess the double slash is just wrong. How do I point btsync to the correct location? 

 

Thanks for any help. :)

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Right, I had tried to point to the pid file in the configuration file before, but apparently that wasn't a config file that btsync was actually reading :x

 

For any future readers with the same issue:

My correct configuration file was:

/etc/btsync.conf

I was able to point to the pid file by editing line 10 to:

"pid_file" : "/usr/bin/.sync/sync.pid",

 

It's all working now, thanks for the help :)

Edited by Thoronwen

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