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How I make a .deb for a Node.js application that installs Node.js and its required npm modules on dpkg -i?

Which is the place in the filesystem where I have to put this application? (/opt,/usr/local).

Thanks in advance.

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Here's an article + screencast on the subject:

How to create a .deb for NodeJS apps

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I know this is kind of late.

Here is a ppa repo that might help you: https://launchpad.net/~chris-lea/+archive/node.js/

This installs node to a standard location. I consider installing with npm to local directories (part of the application) the best practice.

Source: https://github.com/joyent/node/wiki/Installing-Node.js-via-package-manager

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