No access to GPIO on OrangePi Zero

I have just purchased an OrangePi Zero, as I needed something small that still had an ethernet port. Running Armbian and have installed NodeRed without any problem.

When trying to install any of the packages for GPIO, they all fail with a tonne of errors. I have spent all day looking at similar articles, forums and tutorials but unsuccessul with them all.

The officially supported package is node-red-contrib-opi-gpio which has some dependencies. I've worked through these however still seem to be struggling.

I'm either looking to achieve successful interaction with gpio on this device, or for a Raspberry Pi running NodeRed to be able to remotely control the gpio on this device through some other module.

All thoughts and ideas welcome and appreciated.

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