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I use a Samsung ARM Chromebook as a dev machine, and as a result Node.js is absolutely essential.
In the past I've had no issues with it whatsoever. However, due to unfortunate circumstances I was recently forced to wipe my computer and start fresh.
When I followed the same installation steps for Node.js as I always have (add the chris-lea ppa for the latest version), I didn't encounter any errors. However, when I type in node and nodejs, Node does not start. Nothing executes. Oddly, node --version returns what it should, v0.10.25.

  • Is this an issue with the latest build of Node?
  • How can I install an older one if that's the case?
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