I do not want to forget how to do this, so I’m writing it down now. To me this is important as I wrote manuals and training materials in markdown format, like in GitHub wiki.
The article is about how to serve markdown formatted files just like you browse it in GitHub, locally or when offline. The markdown files are written in GitHub Flavored Markdown (GFM).
Here goes the manual.
First, prepare your server or desktop, install npm.
apt-get install npm ln -s /usr/bin/nodejs /usr/bin/node