Node.JS JavaScript real-time asynchronous

Node.js ia a server-side, JavaScript run-time environment, while npm is a Node.js package manager. In this short tutorial, you’ll learn how to install the long-term support (LTS) version of Node.js from a secure and reliable source on Ubuntu 17.04 and Linux Mint 18.2. Installing Node.js also installs npm.

The secure and reliable source we’ll use is NodeSource, an outfit that provides support for Node.js.

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To install both applications, use the following commands:

# To install install Node.js and npm, you first need to install curl

sudo apt install curl

# Then use this command to add the required repository to your system and update the package manager

curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_6.x | sudo bash -
  
# Use this command to install Node.js and npm 

sudo apt install nodejs

# Finally, verify that Node.js is installed
# > indicates output

node --version

> v6.11.0

# You may also use this command to provide more details about the installed packages
# > indicates output

npm version

> { npm: '3.10.10',
>   ares: '1.10.1-DEV',
>   http_parser: '2.7.0',
>   icu: '56.1',
>   modules: '48',
>   node: '6.11.0',
>   openssl: '1.0.2k',
>   uv: '1.11.0',
>   v8: '5.1.281.102',
>   zlib: '1.2.11' }

#

That gives you Node.js 6.x LTS. Support for it is available until April 2019.

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8 Responses

  1. Recently stumbled across Mint KDE, looked pretty cool so desided to try loading it with windows. Couldn’t find the settings for the 4 partitions anywhere. Didn’t know you had to create 1 partition let alone 4 partitions to setup Linux. Thanks for this posting, your a life saver!

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  3. Tyler D… that boot manager screen in the first and second last screenshot is the Windows boot manager, not GRUB. It looks like DOS because it dates from that era. Notice the last screenshot (on page two) is somewhat better looking… that is GRUB.
    Slow down a bit and do some research before parading your ignorance.

  4. Is there a reason why dual boot screens still looks like DOS circa 1988?

    I remember when I installed Kubuntu about 3 years ago for a friend (Gnome is usually a loser to KDE 8 to 1 when people are given the choice at our LUG) and I set up a dual boot for him.

    He had seen my PCLinuxOS2007 setup and wanted one too but he was interested in Ubuntu-Shuttleworth but couldnt deal with the ugly OS which reminded him of Win98.

    So I setup the dual boot, and restart the computer and he sees the DOS like white on black text and he goes “Oh Sh**!!! What happened?”
    Which is EXACTLY how a normal person will react.

    Yet somehow all these UI geniuses who fart among themselves about their 4pt fonts cant get it in their heads that showing someone a BW terminal look is going to be scary.
    PCLinuxOS and Mandriva figured it out and added a bit of colour just so its not jarring but 4 years later, the dual boot look of Kubuntu 11 and other distros still shows that many dont understand what user friendly means.

    The first thing a newbie sees in a dual boot is the prehistoric look of GRUB which even for a non newbie is just depressing.

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