How To Install Node.js on Linux Mint 19

Install Node.js on Linux Mint 19

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Node.js on Linux Mint 19. For those of you who didn’t know, Node.js is a Javascript platform for programming that enables users to build network applications very quickly. If you are using Javascript on both the front-end and the back-end, it means your development can be much more consistent and be designed within the same system.

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 Node.js on a Linux Mint 19 (Tricia) server.

Install Node.js on Linux Mint 19

Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running these following apt commands in the terminal:

Step 2. Installing Node.js on Linux Mint 19.

  • Install Node.js from Linux Mint global repository by typing:

Verify the installation:

Next, install npm by using following command:

Verify the installation of npm:

  • Install Node.js from NodeSource Repository.

First, add NodeSource repository on your system run following command:

Now install Node.js and npm package using following command:

Check the version of Node.js and NPM using the following command:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Node.js. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Node.js in Linux Mint 19 Tricia systems. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Node.js website.

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