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Is there a precompiled package of latest nodejs that runs on the raspbian OS?

I would like to install it on my Raspberry Pi and I've been compiling for the last 5 hours without any hope of finishing.

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and i tried to add a 'nodejs' tag but i dont have enough awesomeness to do this here –  mkoryak Sep 14 '12 at 15:26
    
You tried cross-compiling? –  Alex Chamberlain Sep 14 '12 at 15:29
    
Are you asking the same as raspberrypi.stackexchange.com/q/1078/86 ? –  Alex Chamberlain Sep 14 '12 at 15:32
    
@alex: maybe its the same question. it might be OS specific, in which case its a different question –  mkoryak Sep 14 '12 at 17:33
    
Totally, setup a Cross compiler to do it. It will save hours of compile time. –  Hellonearthis Sep 14 '12 at 18:10
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A better approach would be cross-compiling. With that you can compile in your desktop machine and install into the RPi.

Take a look at http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=7493

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up vote 1 down vote accepted

I was able to compile nodejs without issues using this method:

http://notetodogself.blogspot.com/2012/09/how-to-install-nodejs-on-rasberrypi.html

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Whilst this may theoretically answer the question, it would be preferable to include the essential parts of the answer here, and provide the link for reference. –  Oliver Salzburg Sep 25 '12 at 17:11
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