The default install on Linux autostarts via systemd so you need to use the
systemctl stop node-red command to stop the default instance. Then you can manually start node red using the
To make things easier, I recommend editing the
~/.node-red/package.json file and adding some npm scripts including one to manually run NR with the inspect option & ones to stop, start and restart node-red. You might want to also add one to show the node-red log output at the terminal, something like
sudo journalctl -u node-red -f -n 0 -o cat.
@uma just to clarify - the above statement is only true if you used our install script. If you manually installed with
npm install .... then it will not be setup as a systemd service. In which case, you should find you have a
node-red-pi command - this should let you specify the