Install Node.JS on Raspberry Pi
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:
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.
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