Installing Node.js 0.10.17 on the Arduino YUN

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The steps below outline how to quickly install Node.js 0.10.17 onto a new Arduino YUN.

First, you'll need to connect to the Arduino YUN via SSH

Next, you'll want to make sure all the packages are up to date

$ opkg update

Go to the /tmp directory

$ cd /tmp

Download the package file for Node.js 0.10.17 using wget

$ wget http://codybonney.com/files/node_v0.10.17-2_ar71xx.ipk

Download and install the uclibcxx package

$ opkg install uclibcxx

Install the Node.js package file

$ opkg install node_v0.10.17-2_ar71xx.ipk

Node.js should now be installed to your Arduino YUN!

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