How to Install Node Version Manager on Ubuntu


In this video and accompanying article, we will detail how to install NVM (Node Version Manager) on multiple versions of Ubuntu – 12.04 LTS through 18.04 LTS.

The installation instructions are identical for each distro; noting this, we will be running these command in tandem to save you time in review as we will list the commands we use below: We will be logged into all four LTS versions of Ubuntu including 12.04, 14.04, 16.04 and 18.04 as the root user.

[[email protected] ~]# apt-get update -y

[[email protected] ~]# apt-get install build-essential libssl-dev -y

[[email protected] ~]# curl -o- | bash

[[email protected] ~]# source ~/.profile

[[email protected] ~]# nvm –version

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Video by Justin Palmer

Duration: 2:10
Publisher: Liquid Web
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