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 Yarn on a CentOS 8 server.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: CentOS 8 server.
- 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 Yarn on CentOS 8
Step 1. First, let’s start by ensuring your system is up-to-date.
sudo dnf dnf all sudo dnf update
Step 2. Installing Node.js.
Install Yarn requires installing Node.js on your server, now we install Node.js using the following command:
sudo dnf install @nodejs
Step 3. Installing Yarn on CentOS 8.
Enable the Yarn repository and import the repository’s GPG key:
curl --silent --location https://dl.yarnpkg.com/rpm/yarn.repo | sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/yarn.repo sudo rpm --import https://dl.yarnpkg.com/rpm/pubkey.gpg
Once the repository is added, you can install Yarn, by running:
sudo dnf install yarn
Now, check the Yarn version:
Step 3. Using Yarn.
Create a new Yarn project use yarn init:
yarn init my_yarn_zaskia
yarn add [package_name]
yarn upgrade [package_name] yarn upgrade [package_name]@[version_or_tag]
To install all the dependencies of an existing project that are specified in the package.json file run:
Congratulations! You have successfully installed Yarn. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing Yarn on CentOS 8 system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Yarn website.