Node.js 14 was released on 2020-04-21 and is expected to enter active LTS state on 2020-10-20. The maintenance window will start on 2021-10-19 and is expected to reach End-of-life on 2023-04-30.
For CentOS / RHEL installation: Install Node.js 14 on CentOS & RHEL
Install Node.js 14 on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 & Debian 10/9
We will use the Node.js Binary Distributions installer script to setup Node.js 14 on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 & Debian 10/9 Linux system.
Step 1: Update APT index
Run the apt update command on your Ubuntu / Debian Linux to update package repository contents database.
sudo apt update
Step 2: Install Node.js 13 on Ubuntu / Debian Linux
After system update, install Node.js 14 on Ubuntu / Debian by first installing the required repository.
curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_14.x | sudo bash -
The script above will create apt sources list file for the NodeSource Node.js 14.x repo:
$ cat /etc/apt/sources.list.d/nodesource.list deb https://deb.nodesource.com/node_14.x focal main deb-src https://deb.nodesource.com/node_14.x focal main
Once the repository is added, you can begin the installation of Node.js 14 on Ubuntu & Debian Linux:
sudo apt -y install nodejs
Verify the version of Node.js installed.
$ node -v v14.0.0
If you need Node Development tools, install them with the command:
sudo apt -y install gcc g++ make
To install the Yarn package manager, run:
curl -sL https://dl.yarnpkg.com/debian/pubkey.gpg | sudo apt-key add - echo "deb https://dl.yarnpkg.com/debian/ stable main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/yarn.list sudo apt update && sudo apt install yarn
You have covered the simple steps required to install Node.js 14 on Ubuntu 20.04/18.04 & Debian 10/9. Have fun with your backend software development.