Welcome to the Treehouse Community

Want to collaborate on code errors? Have bugs you need feedback on? Looking for an extra set of eyes on your latest project? Get support with fellow developers, designers, and programmers of all backgrounds and skill levels here with the Treehouse Community! While you're at it, check out some resources Treehouse students have shared here.

Looking to learn something new?

Treehouse offers a seven day free trial for new students. Get access to thousands of hours of content and join thousands of Treehouse students and alumni in the community today.

Start your free trial

CSS Sass Basics (retired) Getting Started with Sass Installing and Using Sass

Sandro Meschiari
Sandro Meschiari
18,418 Points

can't open file test.scss

after i installed sass (v.3.4.13 selective steve) i am trying to open the test file but this comes out: "Errno::ENOENT: No such file or directory - test.scss Use --trace for backtrace." if i use --trace this is what i get : "-bash: --trace: command not found" but my test,scss file is present on the desktop. i am working on a mac yosemite

can please anybody help me

2 Answers

Hey Sandro!

This error occurs when you're not in the proper directory. My guess is that you are in your system's root directory at the moment, when in fact you want to be in your Desktop directory. Type this into your terminal...

cd Desktop

Then run it again. Let me know if this worked for you.


Matthew Alesci
Matthew Alesci
7,465 Points

This video was stressing me out, I couldn't understand what I was doing wrong. Your answer helped me out as well. Thank you!

Sandro Meschiari
Sandro Meschiari
18,418 Points

thanks that worked, it was such a stupid thing but i did not realise i wasn't in the desktop directory!!

thanks again