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Last active September 7, 2023 15:34 — forked from steinwaywhw/One Liner to Download the Latest Release from Github
One Liner (& multi-liner) to download latest Github repo release

1-liner to download latest Github repo release

Requires 2 apps to be installed on your machine:

  1. wget
  2. jq

Replace amd64.deb in the command below with the file name ending used in the project you're downloading.

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Last active February 12, 2024 17:18
Instructions on how to fix npm if you've installed Node through Homebrew on Mac OS X or Linuxbrew


This entire guide is based on an old version of Homebrew/Node and no longer applies. It was only ever intended to fix a specific error message which has since been fixed. I've kept it here for historical purposes, but it should no longer be used. Homebrew maintainers have fixed things and the options mentioned don't exist and won't work.

I still believe it is better to manually install npm separately since having a generic package manager maintain another package manager is a bad idea, but the instructions below don't explain how to do that.

Fixing npm On Mac OS X for Homebrew Users

Installing node through Homebrew can cause problems with npm for globally installed packages. To fix it quickly, use the solution below. An explanation is also included at the end of this document.