How to install Node.Js in your favourite OS

In this tutorial we will learn how to install Node.js in various operating systems. Node is an interface to the V8 JavaScript runtime – the super-fast JavaScript interpreter that runs in the Chrome browser Node.js applications are written in JavaScript. 

How to install Node.Js

How to install Node.Js

Install Node.Js on Ubuntu

Procedure 1:

Install the dependencies:

Run the following commands:

Procedure 2:

From Ubuntu 12.04 to 13.04, an old version (0.6.x) of Node is in the standard repository. For Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04, 0.10.X versions are present. To install, just run:

To install npm on Ubuntu 13.10 and 14.04, run:

For programs that still depend on calling the “node” binary, run:

Install Node.Js on MacOSX

  1. Install Xcode and git
  2. Run the following commands:

Install Node.Js on Fedora

Node.js and npm are available in Fedora 18 and later. Just use your favorite graphical package manager or run this on a terminal to install both npm and node:

Install Node.Js on openSUSE & SLE

Download Node.JS for openSUSE here.

Example of installation on openSUSE 13.1:

Install Node.Js on Windows

To install node.js on Windows go to the download page of node.js project. Now download the MSI package and install it.

Install Node.Js on Arch Linux

Node.js is available in the Community Repository.

Install Node.Js on Arch Linux

Node.js is available through the ports system.

Development versions are also available using ports

or packages on FreeBSD

Using pkg-ng on FreeBSD

or the development versions


Hope this post will help you to install Node.js in you operating system.

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