To install Node.js and NPM on Ubuntu, follow the steps mentioned below:

Step 1 – Install Node

Open your terminal and run the following commands.

curl -sL | sudo -E bash -

Then, install Node.

sudo apt-get install -y nodejs

Step 2 – Verify the Installation

Run the following command to verify the Node installation.

node -v

This should result in the Node version installed in your system.

Verify the NPM installation.

npm -v

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Step 3 – Install build tools

Install the optional build tools for native addons.

sudo apt-get install -y build-essential

That’s it. You have installed the Node.js in your Ubuntu system.