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Running any cardano-cli command returns this error,Cardano-node is already running in another terminal,CARDANO_NODE_SOCKET_PATH is set in environment variable. Confirmed through echo. It leads to node.socket file white_check_mark eyes raised_hands enter image description here

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    Did you update your terminal with source ~/.bashrc?
    – zhekson
    Jun 27, 2022 at 19:34
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    Verify that your current user can read the socket file with ls -l $CARDANO_NODE_SOCKET_PATH Jun 28, 2022 at 3:31

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As per my comment, verify that your current user can see the socket file with ls -l $CARDANO_NODE_SOCKET_PATH

The error that you see will be due to either:

  1. The node is not running (but you confirmed that it is running so not that)
  2. Environment variable CARDANO_NODE_SOCKET_PATH is not set for the current user (but you confirmed that it has a value)
  3. CARDANO_NODE_SOCKET_PATH having a value that is different to the actual path of the socket file

Most likely is option 3 which could be due to a typo when setting CARDANO_NODE_SOCKET_PATH

Another possibilty is that the current user might not have permission to read the socket file, but the error normally states if there is a permissions issue so I don't think it's that in your case.

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