Gulp is an toolkit helps developers for the automation of painful workflow during the development. This tutorial will help you to install Gulp on Linux Mint operating systems.
Step 1 – Installing Node.js
First of all, you need to install node.js on your system. Use following set of commands to add node.js PPA in your Linuxmint system and install it.
curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_12.x | sudo -E bash - sudo apt-get install nodejs
Make sure you have successfully installed node.js and NPM on your system
node --version npm --version
Step 2 – Install Gulp.js on Mint
After installation of Node.js and Npm on your system, use the following commands to install Gulp CLI globally on your system.
npm install -g gulp-cli
You have successfully installed the Gulp CLI tool on your system. Switch to your existing node.js application directory or create a new application with the below commands:
mkdir my-project && cd my-project node init
Then add the Gulp module to your project
npm install --save-dev gulp
All done, Let’s check the installed version of Gulp CLI on your system and Gulp module in your application with the following command.
gulp --version CLI version: 2.2.0 Local version: 4.0.2