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How to install Node.js

Installing Node in Windows


Installing node in Windows is pretty easy. To install Node you should be aware of your Windows bit version(32-bit / 64-bit).
To know that, right click 'computer'>Properties. There you will find the bit version of the OS you are using.

Now you know about the version of the OS you are using.

- Head to nodes official website (nodejs.org) and download the msi for your version.
- I recommend opting the LTS version of node. (if you have any suggestions, let me know.)
- Install node with default recommended configuration.

Installing Node in Linux/ Ubuntu



If you don't have curl in your system, use terminal to:
  • sudo apt-get update
  • sudo apt-get install curl

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