For work I need to mess with node.js, unfortunately.
So I installed node.js:
apt-get install nodejs
But I can't figure out how to install npm. When I search for
installation instructions they all seem to want me to pipe a curl
command into a sudo bash. Huh? That's scary as hell.
Why is there no .deb for npm? What is so dangerous or otherwise skanky
about npm that Debian 9 doesn't include it? Why should I let it have
reputation. And when they brag: "npm, is the largest ecosystem of open
source libraries in the world", that doesn't make it sound very well vetted.
-kb, the Kent who might have to fire up a VM to try to isolate this
beast (if only VMs actually offered much isolation).
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