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How to install node.js with Ubuntu and Vagrant in a synced folder

Recently, I’ve had to work on a project using AngularJS and node.js. Development was eased using a Ubuntu 14.04 virtual machine, through Vagrant. Not a big deal to install, I was saying to myself, except I ran into a ton of errors with my very naïve approach (geez, what an optimistic fool I can be sometimes).

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Simple introduction to SVN externals

Not so long ago, we’ve had to include a third-party library into a new project (using SVN). Our first idea (the one which did not imply thinking) was to SVN-export library files from the remote repository, paste them into the project, SVN-add them, then SVN-commit files.

Having to keep these library files up-to-date with official patches and improvements sounded like a full-time job.
This solution sucked.
A lot.
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