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Error: Workspace already in use.

  1. Close the app.
  2. Go to your workspaces's folder and delete the bomist.slock file under the db folder.
  3. Open the app and you should be good to go.

Why did it happen?

The app creates this "soft lock" file to ensure you don't access your Local Workspace from different computers at the same time. Doing so, and since there's no syncing mechanism (unlike on the Team Workspaces), could result in data being corrupted. The app would normally remove that file when closing the workspace or the app, but in cases where the app closes unexpectedly (power loss or crash) that file might still be present, hence the need to manually delete it.