Install nodejs on cPanel or CentOS server
Node.js is an open-source runtime environment for developing server-side Web applications. This post will help you to install nodejs on cPanel or CentOS server.
Please note that the following packages requires to install Nodejs on the server.
- Python 2.6 or newer
- GNU Make 3.81 or newer
- GCC 4.2 or newer
You can check the versions of the above packages by running the following commands.
python -V make -v gcc --version
You can find the current and LTS versions of Node.js from [button color=”green” size=”small” link=”https://nodejs.org/en/” icon=”” target=”true”]Here[/button]
Please note that the latest available version of Node.js for cPanel is node v0.10.42. All higher versions of Node.js requires higher versions of gcc which is not available on cPanel servers.
cd /usr/local/src wget http://nodejs.org/dist/v0.10.42/node-v0.10.42.tar.gz tar xvf node-v0.10.42.tar.gz cd node-v0.10.42 ./configure --prefix=/usr/local make make install
Once the installation completed, please check the version and binary path using the following commands.
node --version which node
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