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  • Oct 29 / 2015
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Linux

How to install NodeJS from sources in a specific directory

First of all, you need to update repositories, and make sure you have all the needed packages ready and installed:

Then, you can retrieve the sources from the official NodeJS website by downloading the “Source Code” (here, it’s version 5.0.0):

Once downloaded, you can extract it in /opt/ directory for example (where it has been downloaded):

You can now open the new directory to compile and install NodeJS from sources:

Your binaries (npm, node, …) are now available in /opt/node/bin/ directory.

Later, if you need to upgrade NodeJS you just installed, you will only need to download the latest version inside the same directory, extract the content in there and perform same installation process.

  • Oct 09 / 2015
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Python

AWS – Update massively metadata using boto (python) on multiple S3 objects

A simple script that allows you to update massively Content-Type for files on an S3 bucket.
This script is able to:

  • Browse recursively a bucket
  • Perform action only on files matching specific prefix
  • Auto-detect type of file depending on its extension

Obviously, you can add any extension you want to the function update_md to handle more if needed.

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