Installing Node.js on a cPanel/WHM Server
February 1, 2016
Here are some softwares should be installed on the server like bzip2-devel and python . Verify through below command to check both software’s version and availability.
# rpm –qa bzip2-devel
If the output is null then you should installed first on the server , you can check through below command , it is available or not in your yum repository .
# yum list bzip2-devel
Output should look like below, means bzip2-devel is available on your yum repository otherwise you need to configure yum repository.
Available Packages bzip2-devel.i686 1.0.5-7.el6_0 base
Installed bzip2-devel package through below command , if it is available on yum repository.
# yum install bzip2-devel
Check Python verson availability :
Another package is python 2.6.6 or later should install on server, If you are running latest version of cPanel , the python will be already on latest verson. If you have old version upgrade cPanel before next steps.
# python –V
Now we are going to install node.js on /usr/local
Go the directory first.
# cd /usr/local/src
Download node version v5.5.0.
uncompressed the download archive file through below command.
# tar -zxvf node-v5.5.0.tar.gz
After uncompress , go to the extract directory.
# cd node-v5.5.0
Check the path where you are , through below command.
Run below command to configure node on /usr/local directory and compile and install.
./configure --prefix=/usr/local make make install
Now Node will be installed on server. To check the node version run below command.
# node –v
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