Ghost-CLI installing Ghost install local broken -- Current directory is not empty on empty directory

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  • What’s your URL?
    When installing in local folder in my personal computer. I create a new folder.
    I have installed the global ghost.

  • What version of Ghost are you using?
    Ghost-CLI version: 1.9.4
    node --version v8.11.3

  • What configuration?

  • What browser?

  • What errors or information do you see in the console?
    I run Ghost install local as instructed in the documentation
    Then I get this error
    mkdir install
    ➜ Ghost git:(master) cd install
    ➜ install git:(master) ghost install local
    A SystemError occurred.

Message: Current directory is not empty, Ghost cannot be installed here.

Debug Information:
OS: Mac OS X, v10.13.6
Node Version: v8.11.3
Ghost-CLI Version: 1.9.4
Environment: production
Command: ‘ghost install local’

Try running ghost doctor to check your system for known issues.

You can always refer to for troubleshooting.

  • What steps could someone else take to reproduce the issue you’re having?
    I just described them
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There could have any hidden file.
Please check by using the following command

ls -lah

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