Installing Node.JS from source


Dealing with open source software there will always be changes and once changes happen you may from time to time install the code from source.

Lets take Node. js for example.

To install it from source you need to do the following:

$   curl
$   tar -xzvf node-v0.10.4.tar.gz
$   cd node-v0.10.4
$  ./configure && make && make install

Now wait a 10 - 20 minutes depending how fast your computer is and you will see it building.

At the end you type the following command to test out and see if it works:

$ node -v
You should see the following output:



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