How To Install Ionic Framework on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Ionic Framework on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Ionic Framework on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Ionic Framework is helpful for building Android and iOS programs faster. You must install those applications to create a hybrid mobile application.

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 of Ionic Framework on a Ubuntu 20.04 (Focal Fossa). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian based distribution like Linux Mint.

Install Ionic Framework on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

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

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade

Step 2. Installing Node.js.

Run the following commands to install NPM and Node.js on your Ubuntu system:

curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_12.x | sudo -E bash -
sudo apt install nodejs

Step 3. Installing Cordova.

To install Cordova in our server globally using the following npm command. It will install all other required node modules on your system:

sudo npm install -g cordova

Step 4. Installing Ionic Framework on Ubuntu 20.04.

Run the below NPM command to install the Ionic framework on your system:

sudo npm i -g @ionic/cli

After completing the installation of the Ionic Framework, verify the version of the Ionic Framework using the following command:

$ ionic -v
6.10.1

Step 5. Create Application with Ionic Framework.

First, create a new Cordova project on your computer using the following command:

ionic start HelloMey blank

Now use one of the following commands to enable iOS or Android platform:

ionic platform add ios
ionic platform add android

Congratulations! You have successfully installed the Ionic Framework. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Ionic Framework open-source antivirus engine in Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Ionic Framework website.

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