How-to Quick-Start with Node.js on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Easy Guide

April 25th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Node.js Quick-Start for Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Linux

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest Node.js on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Zapus 32/64bit GNU/Linux.

Node.js is an Amazing New Javascript Stuff that is at the Same Time either a Web Server and a Web Development Framework.

Node.js is Well Known for his Performances and Scaling Attitudes derived from a Single Thread Non-Blocking Architecture “First come, first served”.

Especially relevant: there is also the Possibility of Installing an Older Node.js Release by the apt-get Command but Best to Download and Install Directly the Latest Node.js Binaries.

To the How-to Install & Getting-Started with Node.js on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty Bottom You Find Link to Guide on Getting-Started with Node.js Javascript Server/Framework.

Install & Getting-Started with Node.js on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Featured
  1. Open a Shell session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Install Node.js on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Open Shell Session
  2. Download Latest Node.js Binaries for Linux

    node.js Linux tar.gz x86/x64
  3. Double-Click on node.js Archive and Extract into /tmp
    Or From Command Line:

    tar xvfz ~/Downloads/node*tar.gz -C /tmp/

    Install Node.js on Ubuntu 17.04 Zesty - Extracting Node.js

  4. Relocate Node.js

    sudo su -c "mv /tmp/node* /usr/local/node"
  5. Fixing Permissions

    sudo su -c "chown -R root:root /usr/local/node"
  6. SetUp System And/Or User PATH

    • System PATH Setup:
      sudo su -c "nano /etc/bash.bashrc"


      export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/node/bin

      Ctrl+x to Save & Exit :)
      Then Adjust the sudo Command Secure PATH:

      sudo visudo

      Amend the line Beginning with:


      And Affix:

    • User PATH Setup (Not Needed if done the System Path…):
      nano $HOME/.bashrc


      export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/node/bin

      Latest Load the New PATH:

  7. Node.js Quick-Start Guide

    Node.js Jump-Start
  8. Now You are Able to Getting-Started with the Node.js Development, to Look for Further Docs and Resource meet the Online Node.js Developers Community.

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