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How to install NodeJs on Linux Centos 7x

Prerequisites

Before continuing with this tutorial, make sure you are logged in as a user with sudo privileges.

To gain access to the EPEL repo, you must modify the repo-list of your installation. Fortunately, we can reconfigure access to this repository by installing a package available in our current repos called epel-release.

The current LTS version of Node.js is version 10.x. If you want to install version 8 just change setup_10.x with setup_8.x in the command below.

Run the following curl command to add the NodeSource yum repository to your system:

sudo yum install epel-release
curl -sL https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup_10.x | sudo bash -

Now that you have access to the EPEL repository, you can install Node.js using your regular yum commands:

sudo yum install nodejs

Once again, you can check that the installation was successful by asking Node to return its version number:

node --version
v10.13.0
npm --version
6.4.1

Thank you.

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