How To Install Yarn on CentOS 7

Install Yarn on CentOS 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Yarn on CentOS 7. For those of you who didn’t know, Yarn is a advanced package management tool for Javascript applications mostly used for Node.js applications. Yarn is compatible with npm used for installing, configuring, updating, and removing npm packages. It helps to solve problems with npm like network connectivity issues, speeding up the installation process, etc.

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 Yarn on a CentOS 7 server.

Install Yarn on CentOS 7

Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.

Step 2. Installing Yarn on CentOS.

To install Yarn, you must first install Node.js on your server, enable the Nodesource repository with the following curl command:

Install the Node.js package by typing:

Next, execute the commands below to activate the repository for Yarn and import its GPG key:

Once the repository is added, you can install Yarn, by running:

You can now issue the following command to confirm the installation:

Step 3. Using Yarn.

Create a new Yarn project use yarn init:

Adding dependency:

Upgrading dependency:

Installing all project dependencies:

Congratulations! You have successfully installed Yarn. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Yarn on CentOS 7 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Yarn website.

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