Yarn is the package management tool for the Node.js application. It provides a fast and efficient way for package installation on your system. It makes a cache of every downloaded package on your system to re-use them. This tutorial will help you to install Yarn on CentOS 8 and RHEL 8 systems.
- Shell access to CentOS 8 system
- Preinstalled Node.js
Install Yarn on CentOS 8
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 rpm --import https://dl.yarnpkg.com/rpm/pubkey.gpg curl -sL https://dl.yarnpkg.com/rpm/yarn.repo -o /etc/yum.repos.d/yarn.repo sudo dnf install yarn --disablerepo=AppStream
After completing the installation, view the installed yarn version using the following command:
yarn --version 1.21.1
Using Yarn on CentOS 8
Here are some basic commands of yarn command-line utility.
- yarn init – Create a new application.
- yarn add – Add a package to use in your current application/package.
- yarn install – Installs all the dependencies defined in a package.json file.
- yarn publish – Publish the package to the package manager.
- yarn remove – Removes an unused package from the current application.