Lately, c9.io’s SSH connection to Janitor containers has been a little unstable. This can lead to errors like this one:
Or this one:
The good news is that these errors are temporary.
If you simply try again a few times, e.g. by refreshing the Cloud9 page, then it should simply start working:
EDIT: Just now I had to try about 20 times before it worked. I believe it’s getting worse.
We apologize for this very annoying problem. It should disappear soon though, once we stop using c9.io and replace it with our internal Cloud9 SDK based IDEs.
Note: You can already try the internal Cloud9 IDEs today, and completely bypass c9.io. For that, simply click on the
VNC button next to any container in your Contributions page, then edit the URL to replace “
/8088/vnc.html” with “
/8089/ide.html” and hit