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CoffeeScript Programming with jQuery, Rails, and Node.js by Michael Erasmus

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Installing CoffeeScript on Linux

The ways of installing Node.js with CoffeeScript on Linux vary depending on which distribution you have installed. There are packages for most of the popular distros, and if not, you can also try building CoffeeScript from a source, as described in the next section.

I only have experience with package managers for Debian-based distros and have installed CoffeeScript with Node.js successfully using the apt-get package manager. However, you should be able to follow the instructions for the other distros as described.

There are apt-get packages for Node.js on Ubuntu, MintOS, and Debian, but you need to add sources for them before you can install. The instructions for installing each of them will be explored in the following ...

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