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#Quick cp from http://sekati.com/etc/install-nodejs-on-debian-squeeze
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#Needed to install TileMill from MapBox
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#Installs node.js which has npm bundled
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#Build Dependencies
sudo apt-get update && apt-get install git-core curl build-essential openssl libssl-dev
#Install Node.js & NPM
git clone https://github.com/joyent/node.git
cd node
# 'git tag' shows all available versions: select the latest stable.
git checkout v0.7.8
# Configure seems not to find libssl by default so we give it an explicit pointer.
# Optionally: you can isolate node by adding --prefix=/opt/node
./configure --openssl-libpath=/usr/lib/ssl
make
make test
sudo make install
node -v # it's alive!
# Luck us: NPM is packaged with Node.js source so this is now installed too
# curl http://npmjs.org/install.sh | sudo sh
npm -v # it's alive!
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