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 ‘
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 20.04, 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt unzip
Now we download the latest version of the Deno engine from Github using
curl the command:
cd /tmp curl -Lo "deno.zip" "https://github.com/denoland/deno/releases/latest/download/deno-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu.zip"
After downloaded unzip the file and move the Deno environment file to
/usr/bin directory by running the command below:
sudo unzip -d /usr/local/bin /tmp/deno.zip
Verify Deno installation:
Step 3. Using the Deno REPL.
deno ['hello', 'world'].join(' ')
After running the script above, Deno returns to its usual prompt ( > ). Quit out of the REPL by hitting CTRL+D. You should now be back in your shell outside of Deno.