Installing Node.js from Source

Note: This has been tested on Ubuntu 12.01. It should also work on most CentOS (Redhat) version and Mac's, but I haven't personally tested it.

Copy and save this to a script called something like install_node.sh and run bash install_node.sh. It expects sudo access.

#!/usr/bin/env bash
set -x
cd /tmp
rm -rf node

set -ue
git clone git://github.com/joyent/node.git

cd node
git checkout v0.10.20

./configure --prefix=/usr
make
sudo make install

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