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 Node.js on a Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Linux Mint 20 (Ulyana).
- 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 Linux Mint 20 Ulyana
Step 1. Before running the tutorial below, it’s important to make sure your system is up to date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install curl build-essential
Step 2. Installing Node.js on Linux Mint 20.
- Install Node.js using Snapd
Run the following command to install snap dan Node.js packages:
sudo rm /etc/apt/preferences.d/nosnap.pref sudo apt install snapd sudo snap install node --classic
- Install Node.Js using NodeSource
Run the command below to set up the Nodesource repository on your system:
curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_14.x | sudo -E bash -
After adding the NodeSource repository, it is time to install Node.js:
sudo apt install nodejs
Once completing the installation process of node.js, Let’s check and verify the installed version:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Node.js. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the latest version of Node.js on the Linux Mint system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Node.js website.