How to Install Node.js on CentOS Stream 9

Node.js is an open-source, cross-platform, back-end JavaScript runtime environment that runs on the V8 engine and executes JavaScript code outside a web browser.

Installing Development Tools

It's necessary for compiling and installing native add-ons from the npm registry,

dnf groupinstall 'Development Tools'

Installing Node.js

Run the following command list the modules that provide the NodeJS package,

sudo yum -y install nodejs

Check the version Once the installation is complete,

node --version

OR you can Install via NVM as shown below.

Install Specific Node.js Version using NVM

You can use any of the codes below:

curl -o- | bash

wget -qO- | bash


source ~/.bash_profile

nvm list-remote

nvm install 16.13.0

node -v

Uninstalling Node.js

If you wish to uninstall Node.js and npm packages, you can run the command,

sudo rm -rf /var/cache/yum

sudo yum remove -y nodejs

sudo rm /etc/yum.repos.d/nodesource*

sudo yum clean all

Now you have successfully installed Nodejs on CentOS Stream 9.