Guides for grognards

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last posted March 30, 2018, 10:40 a.m.

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npm defaults to putting stuff in slightly silly places (see npm-folders).

To save more reasonable paths in ~/.npmrc:

npm config set prefix ~/.local
npm config set cache ~/.cache/npm

This makes npm install -g user-local, and keeps its cache in the default XDG cache directory.