How to install Node.js on Ubuntu 18.04

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How to install Node.js on Ubuntu 18.04

This tutorial explains how to install Node.js and npm on a Ubuntu 18.04 machine.

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  • Domain - linuxize.com

  • Category - Linux/Installation

  • Submitted By - linuxize

  • Submitted on - 2018-05-15 22:41:56

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This tutorial explains how to install Node.js and npm on a Ubuntu 18.04 machine. Node.js is an open source cross-platform JavaScript run-time environment that allows server-side execution of JavaScript code which simply means that you can run JavaScript code on your machine as a standalone application, free of any web browser. Node.js is mainly used on the back-end, but it is also popular as a full-stack and front-end solution. npm is the default package manager for Node.js and the world’s largest software registry.

There are several different ways to install Node.js on a Ubuntu 18.04 machine. In this tutorial we will show you three different ways to install Node.js, personally I prefer to install Node.js using the NVM script.    More detail...


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