Install Node.js on Linux ARM Device


JavaScript code outside a web browser.
Node.js is used for all npm packages and is the foundation of Electron.
As usual, this app will keep it updated.

To run in a terminal: node

Fortunately, Node.js is very easy to install on your Linux ARM Device in just two steps.

  1. Install Pi-Apps - the best app installer for Linux ARM Device.
  2. Use Pi-Apps to install Node.js.


For the best chance of this working, we recommend using the latest LTS of Ubuntu or Debian from your hardware manufacturer.
Node.js will run on either an Ubuntu/Debian ARM32 OS or ARM64 OS.

Install Pi-Apps

Pi-Apps is a free tool that makes it incredibly easy to install the most useful programs on your Linux ARM Device with just a few clicks.

Open a terminal and run this command to install Pi-Apps:

wget -qO- | bash

Feel free to check out the Pi-Apps source code here:

Install Node.js

Now that you have Pi-Apps installed, it is time to install Node.js.
First launch Pi-Apps from your start menu:

Then click on the Tools category.

Now scroll down to find Node.js in the list.

Just click Install and Pi-Apps will install Node.js for you!

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