Installing Node.js and npm on CentOS 7

• November 14, 2018 • 默认分类阅读设置

NodeSource is a company dedicated in providing enterprise-grade Node support and they maintain a consistently-updated Node.js repositories for Linux distributions.

To install Node.js and npm from the NodeSource repositories on your CentOS 7 system, follow these steps:

  1. Add NodeSource yum repository

The current LTS version of Node.js is version 10.x. If you want to install version 8 just change setup_10.x with setup_8.x in the command bellow.

Run the following curl command to add the NodeSource yum repository to your system:

curl -sL | sudo bash -
  1. Install Node.js and npm

Once the NodeSource repository is enabled install Node.js and npm by typing:

sudo yum install nodejs

When prompted to import the repository GPG key, type y and press Enter.

  1. Verify the Node.js and npm Installation

To check that the installation was successful, run the following commands which will print the Node.js and npm versions.

Print Node.js version:

node --version


Print npm version:

npm --version
Last Modified: November 16, 2018
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