Install Node.JS on Raspberry Pi

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If you are using Raspbian Jessie on your Raspberry Pi then you may want to use Node.JS.

You can use Node.JS for a number of things one being running a Twitter Bot to automatically retweet, like or favourite tweets based on Twitter search queries.

To install Node.JS on your Raspberry Pi, simply follow the steps listed below:

Open a Terminal session by clicking on the icon on the taskbar:

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This will open a Terminal session and you should then run the following commands this this order.

Update your version of Raspbian and all packages:

  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get dist-upgrade

Download the required package:

  • wget http://node-arm.herokuapp.com/node_latest_armhf.deb

Install the package:

  • sudo dpkg -i node_latest_armhf.deb

Test the installation and Node version:

  • node -v

You will now have Node.JS installed on your Raspberry Pi and ready to start using it.

Check out our blog for other guides on the Raspberry Pi.

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