Tutor Nightly Tutorial: tutor dev launch doesn't exist

Okay, I’ll bite! Simple tutor-newbie question of the day.

In the Running Open edX on the master branch (“nightly”) tutorial it says to run these commands after pip installing:

tutor dev launch
tutor dev run lms bash

When I run tutor dev launch, I get:

❯ tutor dev launch
Usage: tutor dev [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...
Try 'tutor dev -h' for help.

Error: No such command 'launch'.

And then tutor dev -h says:

❯ tutor dev -h
Usage: tutor dev [OPTIONS] COMMAND [ARGS]...

  Run Open edX locally with development settings

  -h, --help  Show this message and exit.

  bindmount         Copy the contents of a container directory to a...
  createuser        Create an Open edX user and interactively set their...
  dc                Direct interface to docker-compose.
  exec              Run a command in a running container
  importdemocourse  Import the demo course
  init              Initialise all applications
  logs              View output from containers
  reboot            Reboot an existing platform
  restart           Restart some components from a running platform.
  run               Run a command in a new container
  runserver         Run a development server
  settheme          Assign a theme to the LMS and the CMS.
  start             Run all or a selection of services.
  stop              Stop a running platform

So… what am I missing here? :smile: Is the doc outdated? Have I somehow screwed up installation of the tutor executable?


Maybe the wrong version of tutor somehow? What do you get when you check the version? My recent install is:

❯ tutor --version
tutor, version 16.0.2-nightly
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Aha! I have version 12.x on my path somehow, despite having pulled down the nightly branch (which is also 16.0.2). Perhaps from some prior install attempt. Thanks @dave!