## How to install NodeJS on Debian/Ubuntu systems using Ansible

Since I’ve had to figure out how to do this twice now, and the NodeSource instructions make this more confusing than it ought to be. Make sure you replace node_6.x with the appropriate version from the installation instructions and xenial with the results of lsb_release -s -c.

- name: NodeSource package key
apt_key:
state: present
url: https://deb.nodesource.com/gpgkey/nodesource.gpg.key
- name: NodeSource repository
apt_repository:
repo: 'deb https://deb.nodesource.com/node_6.x xenial main'
- name: Install NodeJS
apt:
state: present
name: nodejs