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How To Install Node.js on Fedora 38

Hi. In this post, you will learn How To Install Node.js on Fedora 38

NodeJS is a JavaScript runtime environment (hence its .js ending, alluding to the JavaScript language). This real-time runtime environment includes everything you need to run a program written in JavaScript.

Thanks to NodeJS, good functional applications have been created thanks to JavaScript. In addition, this interpreter allows us to somehow execute JavaScript on the server. Yes, as you read it.

For many it is the most used software platform currently being above in execution environments, even above PHP and others.

All thanks to the speed, synchrony, events and for being multi-platform.

Install Node.js on Fedora 38

Node.js is a tool that is present in the official Fedora 38 repositories. So, it is easy to perform the process.

First, open a terminal and update the whole system

sudo dnf update

Then, you can install some packages needed to work with Node.js especially in more robust applications. So, install the tools I mentioned above:

sudo dnf install gcc-c++ make dnf-plugins-core
Required packages
Required packages

Finally, you can perform the installation of Node.js

sudo dnf install nodejs
Install Node.js on Fedora 38
Install Node.js on Fedora 38

You can verify the process, consulting the installed version

node -v

Alternate method: using NodeSource

Another way to install Node.js on Fedora 38 is to do it from NodeSource.

For example, you can add the repository from branch 20

curl -fsSL | bash -

And then, install it

sudo dnf install nodejs npm

As you can see, it is simple.


Node.js is important for web developers and for many applications made with Electron, so it might be important to know how to install it.


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