No such file or directory - Cannot find Elasticsearch launch script from [elasticsearch] -- did you pass a correct path?
When using ElasticSearch gems.
Ubuntu elasticsearch package changed, so no longer does
which elasticsearch return anything, which means the gem can not find the binary.
command option to ES to tell it where the binary is, either use the existing binary, mine was at
/usr/shared/elasticsearch/bin/elasticsearch, or symlink the same binary to somewhere in
$PATH or install a new version to
To install a new version download and untar to somewhere in
$PATH, e.g. ~/bin
You can find downloads such as this one: https://download.elastic.co/elasticsearch/elasticsearch/elasticsearch-1.7.3.tar.gz