We will install node.js using NVM (Node Verify Manager). NVM is a version manager for node.js. First, we will install nvm and then using nvm, we will install node.js.
Run the following command to install nvm.
curl -o- https://raw.githubusercontent.com/nvm-sh/nvm/v0.37.2/install.sh | bash
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Verify nvm installation
Run the following command and if it outputs "nvm" then it's installed successfully.
command -v nvm
List all available nodejs versions
Following command will list all available versions for node.js.
Following command will install node.js. Note that we haven't mentioned any version in this command so it will install the latest available version.
nvm install node # install latest version
To install a specific version of node, we need to specify the version in the install command as below.
nvm install 6.14.4 # or 10.10.0, 8.9.1, etc
Verify node.js installation
Run the following command and it should display installed node.js version if it's installed successfully.
List all installed versions
Using the following command, we can see a list of all installed node.js versions.
So here, we are done with setting up node.js in our ubuntu system.