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 ‘
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Rocky Linux 9.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
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 Rocky Linux 9
Step 1. The first step is to update your system to the latest version of the package list. To do so, run the following commands:
sudo dnf check-update sudo dnf install dnf-utils
Step 2. Installing Node.js on Rocky Linux 9.
- Install Node.js Using NodeSource Repository.
By default, Node.js is not available on Rocky Linux 9 base repository. Now run the following command below to add the NodeSource repository to your system:
curl -sL https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup_16.x | bash -
Next, install the latest Node.js version with the following command:
sudo dnf install nodejs
Verify the installed Node.js version using the command:
To verify the NPM version, run the following command:
- Install Node.js from Rocky Linux AppStream Repository.
Let’s see a list of all available Node.js versions using the following command:
sudo dnf module list nodejs
Now we install the Node.js version 16 using the following command:
sudo dnf module install nodejs:16
Once the installation is complete, execute the following command to verify the installation:
node --version npm --version