How to install Node JS on Debian 11

Oct 21, 2021 · 1 min read · Post a comment
How to install Node JS on Debian 11

There are a few methods to install Node js on Debian 11.

  • Using PPA
  • Using NVM
  • From the Debian official packages I’m going to pick up the last one because it’s a quick and easy to install method, but essentially it’s a stable and long term option.


  • Debian 11

Install Node js on Debian 11 using Debian official packages

Step 1. As a routine update the packages:

sudo apt update

Step 2. Once is done you can install node and npm together:

sudo apt install nodejs npm

Step 3. Make sure that the installation is done:

node -v



Step 4. Check the npm version as well:

npm -v




The installation is pretty quick and simple, so I don’t expect you to face issues, but if there is something you can raise it in the comments below. Feel free to leave a comment below and if you find this tutorial useful, follow our official channel on telegram.