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.
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.
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:
- 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:
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.