Install node.js on Centos 6.8

Epel’s yum install does not cut it anymore at time of writing installing node.js causes a mass of 404s and file not found.   current best approach : Enterprise Linux and Fedora Including Red Hat® Enterprise Linux® / RHEL, CentOS and Fedora. Node.js is available from the NodeSource Enterprise Linux and Fedora binary distributions repository….

Fix node Geoip update fails

After a routine update of a customer’s application resulted in a broken package npm update gyp ERR! configure error gyp ERR! stack Error: `gyp` failed with exit code: 1 gyp ERR! stack at ChildProcess.onCpExit (/usr/local/lib/node_modules/npm/nod gyp ERR! stack at ChildProcess.EventEmitter.emit (events.js:98:17) gyp ERR! stack at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (child_process.js:789: gyp ERR! System Linux 2.6.32-431. gyp ERR! command…