Installation error for npm install canvas

Hi Experts,

      I had tried installing Canvas with NPM.  Installation is not succeeding.  I get the following error

c:\...\node_modules\canvas\src\Canvas.h(19): fatal error C1083: Cannot open include  file: 'cairo.h': No such file or directory (compiling source file ..\src\CanvasGradient.cc)
 [C:\...\pdf-optimise\node_modules\canvas\build\canvas.vcxproj]

I had followed the steps mention at this url  https://github.com/benjamind/delarre.docpad/blob/master/src/documents/posts/installing-node-canvas-for-windows.html.md

Please help me in resolving this. issue

With Many Thanks,

Bharath AK
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Sam Simon NasserIT Support ProfessionalCommented:
try installing the GTK 2 (NOT GTK 3)
check here https://github.com/Automattic/node-canvas/wiki/Installation---Windows#install-manually .. manual install.
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Bharath A.KAuthor Commented:
Hi Simon,

Now I am trying manually,

But get linker errors like this,

Canvas.obj : error LNK2001: unresolved external symbol png_destroy_write_struct [C:\Users\ripia\AppData\Roaming\npm\nod
e_modules\canvas\build\canvas.vcxproj]

Please help  me in resolving this.

Many thanks,
Bharath AK
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Bharath A.KAuthor Commented:
Hi All,

     I changed the working(development) environment to linux and there are many issues with node-canvas.  Hence closing this problem

With Many thanks,

Bharath AK
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