In this article, we will guide you on how to install the latest version of Node.js in RHEL 8 Linux distribution.
- RHEL 8 with Minimal Installation
- RHEL 8 with RedHat Subscription Enabled
- RHEL 8 with Static IP Address
- How to Setup a Developer Workstation in RHEL 8
Installing Node.js on RHEL 8
1. To install the latest version of Node.js, you need to install development tools such as make, git, gcc on your system using the following dnf command.
# dnf groupinstall "Development Tools"
2. Next, check the available Node.js package contained in the Application Stream Repository using the following command.
# dnf module list nodejs
3. Next, install the default Node.js module by running the following command.
# dnf module install nodejs OR # dnf install @nodejs
If you are a developer, you can use the development profile to install the libraries that enable you to build dynamically loadable modules, as follows:
# dnf module install nodejs/development
4. To install a minimal set of Node.js packages, run the following command.
# dnf module install nodejs/minimal
5. Once you have installed Node.js on your system, use the following commands to check the version and location of the nodejs.
# node -v # npm -v # which node # which npm
If you are new to Node.js, the following guides should get you started with learning and using it for application development:
- How to Write Your First Node.js App in Linux
- 14 Best NodeJS Frameworks for Developers in 2019
- How to Configure Nginx as Reverse Proxy for Nodejs App
- How to Install PM2 to Run Node.js Apps on Production Server
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