How To Install Yarn on Debian 10

Install Yarn on Debian 10

In this tutorial we will show you how to install Yarn on Debian 10. For those of you who didn’t know, Yarn is an advanced package management software for Node.js applications. It was created to solve a set of problems with npm, such as speeding up the packages installation process by parallelizing operations and reducing errors related to network connectivity.

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 Debian 10 (Buster) server.

Install Yarn on Debian 10 Buster

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

Step 2. Installing Yarn on Debian 10.

We will add Yarn repository. Run the following commands to import the repository’s GPG key and enable the APT repository:

Next, update the package index and install Yarn using following command:

If Node.js is not installed on Debian system, the command above will install it. If you a using nvm can skip the Node.js installation with:

Verify the installation:

Step 3. Using Yarn.

Create a new Yarn project use yarn init:

Adding dependency:

Upgrading dependency:

Installing all project dependencies:

Congratulation’s! You have successfully installed Yarn. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing latest stable version of Yarn on Debian 10 Buster system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Yarn website.

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