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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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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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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 ...
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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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How do you update npm to the latest version?

I'm having issues with npm in a Vagrant box I'm setting up. I noticed that the npm version is somewhat old, so I wanted to check the problem with the latest release. It is my understanding that you ...
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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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Trying to install nodejs but failing

I am trying to install nodejs but it is repeatedly failing. Attached is the log $ sudo apt-get install nodejs Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state ...
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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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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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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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Having trouble following node.js juju docs

I'm trying to follow the docs here: https://jujucharms.com/docs/devel/howto-node And am running into an issue with this line: juju deploy --config myapp.yaml node-app myapp I've created a ...
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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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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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Trying to install yeoman on ubuntu to use with nodejs and npm

Using Ubuntu 13.10 I am trying to install yeoman using sudo npm install -g yo but it doesn't seem to work globally both npm and nodejs are installed, however, I am not sure that they are installed ...
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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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How can I get jshint to work?

I installed jshint using sudo npm install -g jshint, and it seems to have worked: $which jshint /usr/local/bin/jshint Yet running jshint or its full path equivalent doesn't seem to do anything. It ...
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How to install node-sass/gulp-sass on Ubuntu 14.04+ or Linux Mint 17+?

I'm trying to switch from gulp-ruby-sass to node-sass which is based on libsass a C implementation faster than the classic Ruby version. So far I've install the node packages: Node package cd ...
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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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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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Node.js websocket error “Error: listen EADDRNOTAVAIL Error: listen EADDRNOTAVAIL”

Application work fine on localhost but when it's connected to the server, it is giving the next error. Error: listen EADDRNOTAVAIL Error: listen EADDRNOTAVAIL at errnoException (net.js:904:11) at ...
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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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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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Command not found when executing node.js n package on sudo

I'm trying to update my version of node to the latest stable. Using this resource I was able to: sudo npm install n -g But when I try sudo npm n stable I get: sudo: n: command not found If I ...
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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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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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Installing Node.JS through a PPA does not fetch the latest version

yeah yeah I know, this has been asked before. But when using the chris-lea ppa or the "official way" (which I think is actually the same thing?), after installing you get this: ~$ node --version ...
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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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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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Unable to execute binary file. Exec format error

I recently heard about Breach, a Node.js based browser. I was following the instructions on http://codeforgeek.com/2014/08/download-install-breach-browser-ubuntu-14-04/ to install it but got the ...
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Node.js application is not working ARM Ubuntu

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 ...
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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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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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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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installing a script in $PATH

I am trying to use yeoman in Ubuntu. Everything is installed correctly but I can't use the command yo from bash. If I navigate to the appropriate directory and run node cli.js everything works from ...
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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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Do I need to install a LAMP server to run nodejs?

Using Ubuntu 14.04 - I am trying to control an AR Drone Parrott using nodejs. My question is: Can I run nodejs without installing the LAMP packages? On a netbook running UBUNTU 14.04 I have installed ...
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NodeJS install issues

Whenever I need to use NodeJS I'm always tired of a bunch of problems. At the moment I need to use closurecompiler nodejs module and try to install it and nodejs. It turns me following errors. How do ...
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Slap Editor Installation problem, (sudo: npm: command not found) [duplicate]

I'm installing Slap Editor on Ubuntu 14.04 and when I type sudo npm install -g slap its giving me the error sudo: npm: command not found . the node version on my system is 0.10.33 and the npm version ...
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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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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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How to remove nodejs from nodesource.com?

I have installed nodejs from nodesource.com: curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_0.12 | sudo bash - sudo apt-get install nodejs It installed nodejs 0.12.4, but how can i remove it now ...
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cordova install on ubuntu 14 doesn't seem to be working

I'm following the instructions found here to install cordova on ubuntu: http://cordova.apache.org/docs/en/4.0.0//guide_cli_index.md.html#The%20Command-Line%20Interface So far, I've run the ...
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Node is installed during provisioning on vagrant but disappears upon connecting to ssh

I am really getting sick of this and I don't know what is wrong. I am using Vagrant 1.7.2 , Ubuntu 13.04 , Virtual Box 4.3 12 r93733 My host machine is Windows 8.1 Here is my node bootstrap script ...
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Is there a way to integrate Node.js into the kernel core so that the system has this node running as a module.?

I want to integrate node.js into the kernel as a module. So that i could develop a common html+js+css app as a desktop app. How can this be done ? It would be nice if ubuntu had this feature.
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Why does node.js need administrative permissions to access my windows share even though the share's premission is 0777

I have Ubuntu 14.04 running as a VMware guest on my Windows 8.1 host. I have shared a folder on my Windows Host and it is mounted in the Ubuntu guest on startup using this entry in fstab: ...
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Installing node with apt-get or downloading the Linux Binaries (.tar.gz)

What is the difference between installing node.js with 'sudo apt-get install nodejs' or downloading the Linux Binaries (.tar.gz) and following these instructions? Is the outcome the same?
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alias of nodejs as node on 14.04

i installed nodejs with apt-get on 14.04 When i do nodejs -v v0.10.25 and when i do node -v node : command not found. So i want to make alias of nodejs as node So i inserted a line in ...
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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 ...