Kibana7.1 - Getting "unable to find usable node.js executable" after running ./kibana --oss

Hi all,
I'm getting message "unable to find usable node.js executable" after running ./kibana --oss and couldn't get Kibana up and running.

Kibana server OS - Ubuntu 18.04.1 LTS
Installation steps:

  1. git clone https://github.com/elastic/kibana/
  2. cd kibana
  3. git checkout 7.1
  4. yarn kbn bootstrap
  5. ./kibana --oss

Do I miss any steps?

Can you please share the output of which node? Also check out this issue for more info: https://github.com/elastic/kibana/issues/40716

Thanks
Rashmi

Hi rashmi, thanks for helping out.

which node returns '/home/ubuntu/.nvm/versions/node/v10.15.2/bin/node'

I couldn't even launch kibana with 'node --trace-warnings --trace-deprecation scripts/kibana --dev --oss'

I'm getting error below:

  log   [01:40:12.473] [fatal][root] { Error: [server.rewriteBasePath]: expected value of type [boolean] but got [string]
    at ObjectType.validate (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/packages/kbn-config-schema/target/out/types/type.js:59:19)
    at ConfigService.createConfig (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/src/core/server/config/config_service.ts:97:52)
    at MapSubscriber.getDistinctConfig.pipe.operators_1.map.config [as project] (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/src/core/server/config/config_service.ts:51:81)
    at MapSubscriber._next (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/rxjs/src/internal/operators/map.ts:81:29)
    at MapSubscriber.Subscriber.next (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/rxjs/src/internal/Subscriber.ts:102:12)
    at DistinctUntilChangedSubscriber._next (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/rxjs/src/internal/operators/distinctUntilChanged.ts:121:24)
    at DistinctUntilChangedSubscriber.Subscriber.next (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/rxjs/src/internal/Subscriber.ts:102:12)
    at MapSubscriber._next (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/rxjs/src/internal/operators/map.ts:86:22)
    at MapSubscriber.Subscriber.next (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/rxjs/src/internal/Subscriber.ts:102:12)
    at MapSubscriber._next (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/rxjs/src/internal/operators/map.ts:86:22)
  cause:
   { Error: expected value of type [boolean] but got [string]
       at BooleanType.onError (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/packages/kbn-config-schema/target/out/types/type.js:84:20)
       at type.Type.schema.error (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/packages/kbn-config-schema/target/out/types/type.js:49:53)
       at finish (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/joi/lib/types/any/index.js:529:50)
       at type._validate (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/joi/lib/types/any/index.js:557:24)
       at type._base (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/joi/lib/types/object/index.js:212:45)
       at type._validate (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/joi/lib/types/any/index.js:614:37)
       at type._validateWithOptions (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/joi/lib/types/any/index.js:674:29)
       at module.exports.internals.Any.root.validate (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/node_modules/joi/lib/index.js:146:23)
       at ObjectType.validate (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/packages/kbn-config-schema/target/out/types/type.js:54:72)
       at ConfigService.createConfig (/home/ubuntu/datalake_kibana/kibana/src/core/server/config/config_service.ts:97:52) cause: undefined, path: [ 'rewriteBasePath' ] } }

I also notice comment from "tylersmalley" below. Should I download kibana from https://www.elastic.co/downloads/kibana instead?

"You should not download from Github as a zip. Code hosted on Github is meant to be run from source. We provide a production build of Kibana here: https://www.elastic.co/downloads/kibana"

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