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Hi All, This document shows you how to install nodejs from the source.
Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform, back end, JavaScript runtime environment that executes JavaScript code outside a web browser

Step 1: Download your respective node version from the below link

Im downloading 8.11.3 as there is my source code compatibility issue with other latest version.


Make sure that you download the source code one.

Step 2: Extract the downloaded package

tar -xvzf node-v8.11.3.tar.gz

Step 3: Compile the source code

cd node-v8.11.3


Step 4: install the package


This is gonna be long process, be patience

make install

Once all completed, check the version.

node -v
npm -v

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