Say, you want to spawn your own AutoGPT and you get the error
Warning: The file 'AutoGpt.json' does not exist. Local memory would not be saved to a file: 😡👇
[ec2-user@ip-172-31-19-40 Auto-GPT]$ python3 -m autogpt Warning: The file 'AutoGpt.json' does not exist. Local memory would not be saved to a file. Welcome to Auto-GPT! Enter the name of your AI and its role below. Entering nothing will load defaults. Name your AI: For example, 'Entrepreneur-GPT' AI Name:
This one will be fixed easily.
CTRL+C to close the AutoGPT program. Then run the following command in your Linux shell to create the file
AutoGpt.json in your local environment.
echo "" > AutoGpt.json
If you’re using Windows, you can simply open your editor and store an empty file as
Finally, run AutoGPT again by typing
python -m autogpt or
python3 -m autogpt. Voilà.
The error will now have disappeared! 👼♥️
If you still get the error, try running the following command to figure out more information in AutoGPT debugging mode:
python -m autogpt --debug
You may also want to check out the following interesting tutorial:
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