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node.js conflicts: /sbin/node vs /usr/bin/node

I have two Ubuntu 12.10 machines: machine A is a VMWare VM and machine B is and old Acer laptop. On both machines, I installed node using apt-get. However machine A installs the main binary as ...
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Installing the latest Node.js / MongoDB?

How can I install Node.js and MongoDB so they are the most current versions? The available versions from package manager are not up to date, and PPA from Chris Lea for Node.js doesn't get updated on ...
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LESS CSS compilers returning blank

I am not even sure where to start debugging this. Months ago, I could happily compile my CSS from my LESS files. Today, I run either recess --compile test.less or lessc test.less and I just get a ...
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“No such file or directory” error while using npm

I installed node and npm using the instructions provided here I was able to use node successfully. However, as I attempt to install the "Formidable" node module, I get the following error: $npm ...
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Checking version of nodejs returns nothing

I'm trying to install node js onto Ubuntu so that I can run AngularJS. I'm not sure if I've installed it before so I ran sudo-apt get install node and once that is done I then run node --version but ...
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How can I update my nodeJS to the latest version?

I have installed nodeJS on Ubuntu with following code sudo apt-get install nodejs Since I am a new user for ubuntu I also ran this code too sudo apt-get install npm Now when I type nodejs ...
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NVM Command Not Found

I am trying to install node version manager and followed the installation instructions provided at its Github page. Installation got over but now I am getting an error as command not found: nvm when ...
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Installing Grunt js on 13.04

How does one install grunt on Ubuntu 13.04? I've attempted to install it via NPM: sudo npm install -g grunt Then when i run grunt: grunt But it doesn't seem to work it throws an error: ...
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Ubuntu / Install NodeJS & npm

I'm trying to install nodejs and npm, however, it fails. This is my terminal: sudo apt-get install nodejs npm Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done ...
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npm breaks after updating nodejs to 0.10

I am on 12.04LTS. I updated my system today and in that process nodejs got updated. Now my npm has stopped working. For e.g: $ npm install express npm http GET ...
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NVM Command Not Found Issue [duplicate]

Attempted to add to this question: NVM Command Not Found, however wasn't able to. After installing nvm im having the same issue, here is the log from terminal: Michael-iMac:~ michaels_imac$ curl ...
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Deploying a Node.js app using Juju

A little background. We are attempting to improve the deployment flow of our Node.js application, and decided to investigate Juju. I am attempting to deploy a small practice express app (which does ...
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Packaging nodejs code, how do I prevent lintian from complaining about ./node_modules?

We ran into this problem while packaging some software written in nodejs. Because we can't package each and every dependency separately, we need to ship the node_modules/ directory along with the ...
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UTF-8 Issue, don't know where?

I am running a node.js server and the following line just isn't working. console.log("☺☻♥ مرحبا 你好"); I opened up the file in nano and cat on my ubuntu server 14.04 (no gui, no window manager, no ...
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Problem with Node.js installation

I am very new to Linux so my question may seem stupid however I cannot install Node.js and npm software successfully. More precisely, the installation is completed but when I am trying to run some ...
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Strange recursive folder created on npm installation

something very strange is happening to my system. I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 and I use it for node.js deveopment. Every time I perform an installation either (sudo npm install -g myPackage) a srtange ...
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Access API for Unity topbar?

Is there any way to access Ubuntu Unity topbar using node.js ? I just want to make a web app and need some way to make a indicator for the web app .
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less css and and node js troubles

When I try to install less css compiler under my Ubuntu 13.10 box I get following message and lescss don't working. In what way I can fix the problem? I execute: sudo npm install -g less After ...
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Node executables not doing anything

I have some node executables installed on an Ubuntu server but whenever I try to execute them nothing happens. I don't even get an error message. I know they're in my path because which ...
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Make a .deb for a Node.js application

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? ...
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How can I install the development version of Node?

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 ...
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NPM wont work because of my wrong node version

The error is: Error: npm doesn't work with node v0.5.11-pre Required: node@>=0.6 But I'v just updated my node. That is confusing. I'v made some digging and it seems that I've installed node two ...
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How do I source a shell script for Node Version Manager?

Hi and thanks for looking! I am new to Linux/Ubuntu, but I have set up an Ubuntu box on which to run Node.js. I have had moderate success, but now I need to be able to easily upgrade my version of ...
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Nodejs Installation

I have installed node.js and the version is 0.6.12. I am trying to update it but the efforts are in vain. Even though i have installed the latest version the Terminal still shows the version as 0.6.12 ...
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Issue using Node.js / Express, Says it's not installed

I am having the same issue this this person had. npm installed packages are not accessible Where the command "express nodepad" does not work. It give an error that "The program 'express' is ...
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Node.js NVM causes Xubuntu login loop with ~/.profile line

There are various posts on the Xubuntu login loop, but none of them address NVM (Node Version Manager). I have installed NodeJS via NVM on my Xubuntu VM and it works fine, however after rebooting, I ...
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npm completion broken

I'm running npm 1.2.18 and node v0.10.15. npm completion is broken. If I try to tab complete with npm or if I run npm completion, it displays: npm ERR! System Linux 3.11.0-14-generic npm ERR! ...
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Multiple possible interpreters in a shebang?

Trying to learn me some nodejs, I installed npm and the learnyounode module. Unfortunately, learnyounode tries to execute #!/usr/bin/env node and not #!/usr/bin/env nodejs -- as we have it setup in ...
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How can I create charm on one node

Firstly I generation nodejs file on the node without charm then my boss said we need charm for generation. I need in this charm QT5, NODEjs, Berkeley db, g++ with gcc but I don't know how create ...
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Ways to deploy Node.js in a production environment?

What is the recommended way to deploy Node.js on Ubuntu 12.04 in a production environment? I saw this ppa but I don't know if is well maintained or if it will and if is a source in witch one can ...
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Having trouble to find the node in ubuntu 14.04 after installing

I installed the NodeJS in Ubuntu 14.04 by nvm by following this site Installing NodeJS Though I had the following problem as nvm ls sbin mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/usr/sbin/alias’: ...
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Getting “mkdir: cannot create directory…” while installing & using NVM/Node.js commands

Please bare with me, not a Linux wiz (unfortunately). Anyways, I have a freshly installed 14.04 LTS version of Linux, onto which I recently installed NVM & Node.js. I did so by entering the next ...
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couldn't install npm on ubuntu

Tried to install nodejs and npm on ubuntu 12.04. I googled and did it. Now, I could not install npm on machine. sudo apt-get install npm Which gives me this The following packages have unmet ...
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NodeJS Hangs on Ubuntu 14.04 Boot [Big CPU & Memory usage]

Node somehow hangs on Ubuntu 14.04 boot. It uses lots of CPU and RAM (Checked with Terminal -> top). I need to have root permissions to kill it and it doesn't work after the first time. Had to spam ...
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How can I be careful installing node.js via apt?

I want to install EtherPad on my Ubuntu Server. The Etherpad installation instructions say: Additionally, you'll need node.js installed, Ideally the latest stable version, be careful of ...
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Forever cannot be installed

While trying to install Forever using this command: sudo npm -g install forever I'm getting this error: npm WARN engine hawk@0.10.2: wanted: {"node":"0.8.x"} (current: ...
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How can I stop a process from moving to the background?

I have a machine running Ubuntu server version 12.04.3 LTS. On it, I'm attempting to run a node.js server that needs to stay up and running at all times. I'm running into an issue, however, where ...
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How to set-up Nginx correctly? “Welcome to nginx” is not displayed

I installed Nginx on my Ubuntu Server 12.10 using this instructions https://www.digitalocean.com/community/articles/how-to-install-nginx-on-ubuntu-12-04-lts-precise-pangolin , the Nginx was installed ...
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Problem: “npm ERR! cb() never called! npm ERR! not ok code 0” when installing etherpad

on an Ubuntu 12.04.3: adduser --system --home=/var/www/etherpad --group etherpad apt-get install gzip git-core curl python libssl-dev build-essential abiword python-software-properties ...
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How can I keep something running but run other terminal commands? [duplicate]

I'm sure this is a really stupid question and it's probably already been asked a dozen times on this site, and I just don't know which keywords to search. I'm still really new to managing a server and ...
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Is there a standard installation location for scripts?

I'm deploying a bunch of python scripts to my build, test and soon production server. It can be nodejs or any other thing I want to run under nginx so the location should be generic rather than ...
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node: command not found

I don't understand why the node command will not work, whereas nodejs works: $ node --version zsh: command not found: node $ nodejs --version v0.10.15 I tried apt-get install nodejs, but the latest ...
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Why doesn't JSLint/JSHint work in Ubuntu?

I installed as described here and other places, but after using npm to install jslint, jshint, neither will work. Running "jslint", I only get: /usr/bin/env: node: No such file or directory Is ...
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Ehterpad configure script not finding the existing dir given via prefix option

I am following the official ubuntu guide to install etherpad from here. When it asks to download and extract the latest version of etherpad, I do so. The version I downloaded is node-v0.10.26.tar.gz. ...
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I'm trying to install nodejs-legacy and it keeps failing [duplicate]

I have no idea what the problem is, but I keep trying to install nodejs-legacy by running sudo apt-get install, but it keeps failing. Here's all of the output when I try to do the command. Reading ...
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After installing coffee script the coffee command is found but does nothing

I just installed coffe script with NPM (sudo npm install -g coffee-script) When I type coffee into my terminal nothing happens. The command is found but does not show any reaction. Does anyone know ...
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How to run mongodb with my username instead of default user mongodb

I want to run mongodb service by my defined username and group instead of using mongodb user. How can i change from mongodb user to mydesiredusername?
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ubuntu thinks node is missing?

When I start a terminal on my laptop, it shows this on starting up: No command 'Node' found, did you mean: Command 'ode' from package 'plotutils' (universe) Command 'node' from package 'node' ...
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How to install IBM DB2 drivers on Ubuntu

I need assistance installing IBM DB2 drivers onto Ubuntu. Using Ubuntu 14.04, I'm attempting to create a simple web page that gets served by the node.js server-side framework. A ...
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Where does node.js install to?

I'm trying to install a script, which is a clone of a game, and uses node.js for it. Now, the documentation says I should copy the node.exe (windows) and put it where the clone is. Now, I can't find ...