The yarn is an advanced package management software for Node.js applications. It is a fast, secure, and reliable alternative that any other Nodejs package manager. This tutorial contains three methods of yarn installation on Amazon Linux systems.
Choose Use one of the following methods to install Yarn on Amazon Linux machine:
Method 1. Install Yarn using NPM
Yarn package is available to install with NPM. You can simply run the following command to install Yarn globally. Also, remove -g option to install for the current project only.
sudo npm install yarn -g
Check installed version:
yarn -v 1.19.1
Method 2. Install Yarn using Script
This is the most recommended way for the yarn installation. This downloads the yarn archive and extracts it under the .yarn directory at home. The script also sets the PATH environment variable.
curl -o- -L https://yarnpkg.com/install.sh | bash
Using this installation yarn is available for the current user only.
Method 3. Install Yarn using Yum
Yarn packages are also available with yum package manager. You can configure yarn official yum repository using the below command:
curl -sL https://dl.yarnpkg.com/rpm/yarn.repo -o /etc/yum.repos.d/yarn.repo
Now run the below command to install it.
sudo yum install yarn