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How to Install NodeJS on AlmaLinux 8.3

In this article, we’ll explain how to install NodeJS on AlmaLinux 8.3.

Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform, back-end JavaScript runtime environment that executes JavaScript code outside a web browser.

Prerequisites

Install NodeJS on AlmaLinux 8.3

Step 1 - Keep the server up to date

# dnf update -y

Step 2 - List available NodeJS streams

Stream corresponds to the major version of Node.js. To see a list of available streams, use following command:

# dnf module list nodejs

Output:

AlmaLinux 8.3 - AppStream
Name Stream Profiles Summary
nodejs 10 [d] common [d], development, minimal, s2i Javascript runtime
nodejs 12 common [d], development, minimal, s2i Javascript runtime
nodejs 14 [e] common [d] [i], development, minimal, s2i Javascript runtime

Hint: [d]efault, [e]nabled, [x]disabled, [i]nstalled

Step 3 - Install NodeJS on AlmaLinux

For this demonstration purpose, we’re installing Node.JS 14 using following command:

# dnf module install nodejs:14

Step 4 - Verify the installation

# node -v && npm -v

Output:

v14.15.0
6.14.8

That’s it. The installation has been completed successfully.

In this article, we have seen how to install NodeJS on AlmaLinux 8.3.

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