How To Install Angular on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

Install Angular on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Angular on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Angular is a JavaScript open-source framework which helps in developing single-page web applications suitable for web/mobile/desktop. Angular combines declarative templates, dependency injection, end to end tooling, and integrated best practices to solve development challenges. Angular empowers developers to build applications that live on the web, mobile, or the desktop.

This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘sudo’ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you through the step by step installation Angular on an Ubuntu 18.04 bionic beaver.

Install Angular on Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt-get commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing NodeJs and NPM.

To install Angular on Ubuntu 18.04 we first need to install NodeJs and the Node Package Manager (NPM):

Then install NPM:

Step 3. Installing Angular on Ubuntu.

We will now install the Angular CLI using NPM:

The Angular CLI makes use of git to pull down required modules so we need to make sure we have git configured. If you have not configured the git user name and email then run the following commands to do so:

Step 4. Creating a new Angular Application.

Now that we have Angular installed we can create a basic scaffolding for a new application. We will use our newly installed Angular CLI to accomplish this:

First, change into the newly created directory for our application:

We can run our application easily using the NPM command:

You will see a link in the output that tells you how to view your application:

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Angular. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Angular in Ubuntu 18.04 bionic beaver system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Angular website.

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