Error: Something already exists at the destination. Please unbox in an empty fol der. Stopping to prevent overwriting data. at C:\Users\lenovo\AppData\Roaming\npm\node_modules\truffle\build\webpack:\~ \truffle-box\lib\utils\unbox.js:22:1


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To perform truffle init the folder should be completely empty.

Remember that could be some hidden files, you can check them from the console with the command ls -a.

If so, you need or to delete them or you can easily start creating a new folder from scratch.

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