How To Install Node.js on Fedora 35

Install Node.js on Fedora 35

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Node.js on Fedora 35. For those of you who didn’t know, Node.js is an open-source cross-platform, backend javascript runtime environment that runs on the V8 engine and executes javascript code outside of a web browser. Node.js 16 is available for testers and guys who like working with the current latest releases of Node.js.

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 the step-by-step installation of Node.js on a Fedora 35.


  • A server running one of the following operating systems: Fedora 35.
  • It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
  • A non-root sudo user or 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.

Install Node.js on Fedora 35

Step 1. Before proceeding, update your Fedora operating system to make sure all existing packages are up to date. Use this command to update the server packages:

sudo dnf upgrade
sudo dnf update
sudo dnf install kernel-modules

Step 2. Installing Node.js on Fedora 35.

  • Install Node.js from Default Package Repository.

By default, Node.js is available on Fedora 35 base repository. Then run the following command on the terminal to install Node.js to your Fedora system:

sudo dnf module list nodejs
sudo dnf module install nodejs:16/development

Once the installation is completed, you can check the installed Node.js version on your Fedora system by running the following command:

node -v
  • Install Node.js using Snap.

First, install Snap with the following command on your terminal:

sudo dnf install snapd
sudo ln -s /var/lib/snapd/snap /snap

Finally, install Node.js using the following command below:

sudo snap install node --classic

Check the Node.js version using the following command:

node -v

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Node.js. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Node.js on your Fedora 35 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Node.js website.

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r00t is a seasoned Linux system administrator with a wealth of experience in the field. Known for his contributions to idroot.us, r00t has authored numerous tutorials and guides, helping users navigate the complexities of Linux systems. His expertise spans across various Linux distributions, including Ubuntu, CentOS, and Debian. r00t's work is characterized by his ability to simplify complex concepts, making Linux more accessible to users of all skill levels. His dedication to the Linux community and his commitment to sharing knowledge makes him a respected figure in the field.
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