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How To Install Node.js As A Snap On Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint

Install Node.js As A Snap On Ubuntu/Debian/Linux Mint

Node.js is available as a snap pacakge in various snap feature supported linux operating system like Ubuntu, Debian, OpenSuSE, Solus, Gentoo Linux and Linux Mint, Fedora, Arch Linux.

Short excerpt from the official blog:

NodeSource already actively maintains a wildly popular comprehensive set of Linux packages for most modern Linux distributions, across all actively supported versions of Node.js. By extending our build system to include Snaps, we are able to deliver Node.js fresh to your Linux systems within hours (or minutes!) of their formal release by the Node.js project in many convenient forms.

In this tutorial post we will show you simple way to install node.js as a snap on above mentioned operating system.

How To Install Node.js As A Snap On Ubuntu

You need to run the following command first to install:

sudo snap install node --classic --channel=8/stable
Use the below command to change the channel.

sudo snap install node --classic --channel=edge

and now use this command below to install the bleeding-edge version.

sudo snap install node --classic --channel=edge

 

 



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