How To Install Yarn on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Install Yarn on Ubuntu 20.04

In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Yarn on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Yarn is an advanced package management software for Node.js applications. It is a fast, secure, and reliable alternative that any other Nodejs package manager.

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 an Ubuntu 20.04 Focal Fossa. You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 18.04, 16.04, and any other Debian based distribution like Linux Mint.

Install Yarn on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa

Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running these following apt commands in the terminal.

Step 2. Installing Yarn on Ubuntu 20.04.

Now we enable the official Yarn repository also import the repository GPG key:

Then, you will install Yarn on Ubuntu 20.04 LTS using the following command:

Verify Yarn 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 your Ubuntu 20.04 LTS Focal Fossa. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you to check the official Yarn website.

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