How to Install Bower on Ubuntu

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Bower is a bundled supervisor for the web and offers a conventional technique for the drawbacks in entrance-finish package management. It basically maintains and monitors all packages and examines new updates. Bower also makes use of a take place file called bower.Json to keep track of applications. This article explains about -“How to install bower on Ubuntu”.

To install bower, we require pre-installed Node.js and NPM. To verify the node.js version, use the following command-

$ node -v

The sample output should be like this-

v6.9.2

To verify the NPM version, use the following command

$ npm -v

The sample output should be like this-

3.10.9

If you wants to install Node.js and NPM, read this article

To install bower, use the following command –

$ sudo npm install -g bower

The sample output should be like this –

/usr/bin/bower -> /usr/lib/node_modules/bower/bin/bower
/usr/lib
`-- bower@1.8.0

To get more information about bower, use the following command –

Usage:

   bower [] []
Commands:

   cache                  Manage bower cache
   help                   Display help information about Bower
   home                   Opens a package homepage into your favorite browser
   info                   Info of a particular package
   init                   Interactively create a bower.json file
   install                Install a package locally
   link                   Symlink a package folder
   list                   List local packages - and possible updates
   login                  Authenticate with GitHub and store credentials
   lookup                 Look up a single package URL by name
   prune                  Removes local extraneous packages
   register               Register a package
   search                 Search for packages by name
   update                 Update a local package
   uninstall              Remove a local package
   unregister             Remove a package from the registry
   version                Bump a package version

Options:

   -f, --force            Makes various commands more forceful
   -j, --json             Output consumable JSON
   -l, --loglevel         What level of logs to report
   -o, --offline          Do not hit the network
   -q, --quiet            Only output important information
   -s, --silent           Do not output anything, besides errors
   -V, --verbose          Makes output more verbose
   --allow-root           Allows running commands as root
   -v, --version          Output Bower version
   --no-color             Disable colors

See 'bower help ' for more information on a specific command.

To install bootstrap with bower, use the following command –

$ bower install git://github.com/twbs/bootstrap

The sample output should be like this –

bower not-cached       git://github.com/twbs/bootstrap.git#*
bower resolve          git://github.com/twbs/bootstrap.git#*

bower download          https://github.com/twbs/bootstrap/archive/v3.3.7.tar.gz
bower progress          bootstrap#* received 0.1MB of 4.0MB downloaded, 3%
bower progress          bootstrap#* received 0.2MB of 4.0MB downloaded, 4%
bower progress          bootstrap#* received 0.2MB of 4.0MB downloaded, 4%
bower progress          bootstrap#* received 0.2MB of 4.0MB downloaded, 5%
bower progress          bootstrap#* received 0.2MB of 4.0MB downloaded, 5%
bower progress          bootstrap#* received 0.2MB of 4.0MB downloaded, 6%
bower progress          bootstrap#* received 0.3MB of 4.0MB downloaded, 6%
bower progress          bootstrap#* received 0.3MB of 4.0MB downloaded, 7%
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After this article, you will be able to understand how to Install Bower on Ubuntu . In our next articles, we will come up with more Linux based tricks and tips. Keep reading!

raja
Published on 20-Jan-2020 12:40:22
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