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I want to get the latest updates for Node (evented I/O for v8 javascript).

I already have installed Node using:

sudo apt-get install -y python-software-properties python g++ make
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js -y
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nodejs -y

How can I get the latest updates? Maybe using a PPA for development version?

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You have added the stable node.js PPA; for the development version you'll want to use this PPA:

https://launchpad.net/~chris-lea/+archive/node.js-devel

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js-devel -y
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install nodejs -y

You'll also likely want to remove the first PPA you added:

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This worked very good. I have now v0.11.11. –  Ionică Bizău Mar 12 at 4:39

Type in terminal:

After add repository:

sudo apt-get update      
sudo apt-get dist-upgrade
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