Saturday, February 23, 2013

How to install node.js on raspberry pi using pre-build binaries


Start by get the url to the pre-build binaris you want to instal. The latest version can be found at http://nodejs.org/download/ click "Other release files" and get the url packages named node-v0.8.xx-linux-arm-pi.tar.gz

ssh in to the raspberry pi or open the terminal if using desktop


$wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.8.20/node-v0.8.20-linux-arm-pi.tar.gz

$cd /usr/local
$sudo tar xzvf ~/node-v0.8.20-linux-arm-pi.tar.gz --strip=1


Done

/Marcus

Updated 2013-02-26