Saturday, August 01, 2015

HOWTO : Install Node.js 0.12.7 on Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS x86_64

Install node.js binaries :


cd /usr/local && sudo tar --strip-components 1 -xzf ~/node-v0.12.7-linux-x64.tar.gz

node --version
npm --version

Install express :

sudo npm install -g express

Install express executable :

sudo npm install -g express-generator

Create a project namely blog, for example :

express blog

cd blog

sudo npm install

To run the blog project :

npm start

Start the browser at http://localhost:3000 and you will see a sample site.

Now, you can edit the files in the blog directory to made you site.

Remark :

If you are compiling Node.js from source, you need the following packages :

sudo apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev apache2-utils

That's all! See you.