Thank you for your kind assistance in helping us install and run Perseus. As you know I was having a strange problem with a conflict on port 5000.
I found the issue! And I wanted to alert you so that you can inform the broader community of potential users who might try to use Docker Desktop for Mac OS, especially since Monterrey and currrently with Ventura releases of the OS.
Apple uses port 5000 for incoming requests to Airplay music from devices to the MacOS machine. Turning this off is simple:
Again, thank you for your prompt response and the branch you provided on GitHub!