This tutorial walks you thru the steps to put in Node.js and npm on a CentOS 7 machine.
In case you want Node.js just for deploying Node.js functions then the only choice is to put in the Node.js packages utilizing
yum from the NodeSource repository
Installing Node.js and npm on CentOS 7
1. Add NodeSource yum repository
The current LTS version of Node.js is version 10.x. If you want to install version 8 just change
setup_8.x in the command below.
Run the following
curl command to add the NodeSource yum repository to your system:
curl -sL https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup_10.x | sudo bash -
2. Install Node.js and npm
Once the NodeSource repository is enabled, install Node.js and npm by typing:
sudo yum install nodejs
When prompted to import the repository GPG key, type
y, and press
3. Verify the Node.js and npm Installation
To check that the installation was successful, run the following commands which will print the Node.js and npm versions.
Print Node.js version:
Print npm version: