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Installing Node.js Version 14 for Sudo or Root Account Purposes on CentOS, CloudLinux, RHEL Versions 7 or 8

If you are looking to easily install Node.js on your CentOS, CloudLinux, or Red Hat Enterprize Linux, this tutorial will quickly show you how to, along with supplying the commands needed. This method will also grant you an RPM GPG key, along with assigning the repository for future updates through YUM or DNF.

This will install the latest Node.js version 14.x.xx for server-wide use. This will also install Node.js v14 on any CentOS, CloudLinux, or RHEL server with a hosting control panel including cPanel, DirectAdmin, Cloudmin, and any others.

Yum Commands to Install Node.js Version 14 on CentOS CloudLinux


First, make sure Curl is installed to execute the installation of Node.js

Yum Command:

sudo yum -y install curl

DNF Command:

sudo DNF -y install curl


Then install the Node Source RPM using Curl:

curl -sL | sudo bash -


Then run the following command to install Node.js. The latest version of Node.js 4 will be installed.

Yum Command:

sudo yum install -y nodejs

DNF Command

sudo dnf install -y nodejs


After, the following command can be run to verify Node.js is installed and which version of 14 is installed.

node -v


The following Node.js development tools may be of interest to install.

sudo yum install gcc-c++ make


Installing Yarn on CentOS, CloudLinux, and RHEL Versions 7 and 8.

The Node.js package manager NPM installs by default with the above command. If the Node.js package manager Yarn is desired, the following commands will install is and set up the RPM and future updates.


Install the Repostiroty Package Manager from Yarn:

curl -sL | sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/yarn.repo


Install Yarn Node.js Package Manager with the following command. This will install the latest version of Yarn.

Yum Command:

sudo yum install yarn

DNF Command:

sudo dnf install yarn


That's is it. Your server now has the latest version of Node.js installed and ready to use, along with Yarn, GCC-C++, and Make. Have fun developing in the world of Node.js

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