Install Yarn on CentOS
Before starting yarn installation, Make sure you have Install Node.js on your CentOS system.
Perform the following steps as root or user with sudo privileges to install Yarn on CentOS system:
Step 1 – Enable Yarn Repository
To enable yarn repository and import the repository’s GPG key , run the following commands:
curl --silent --location https://dl.yarnpkg.com/rpm/yarn.repo | sudo tee /etc/yum.repos.d/yarn.repo
sudo rpm --import https://dl.yarnpkg.com/rpm/pubkey.gpg
Step 2 – Install Yarn
Once the repository is enabled, install yarn using:
sudo yum install yarn
Step 3 – Verify Installation
To verify the installation check the version by typing:
Use of Yarn
Now, yarn is installed on your CentOS system. We will some basic usage of Yarn commands:
Create a new project
You need to use
yarn init command followed by the project name to create a new Yarn project. For example, to create a project with name
yarn init demo
You will be prompted for few questions. Give answers for it or you can skip by pressing
It will create a
package.json file which contains all the information which you provided.
For existing project you also can initiate yarn, navigate to directory and run:
To add a package to your project, use the
yarn add command followed by the package name:
yarn add PACKAGE_NAME
The above command will install latest version of the package and update the project’s
yarn.lock files. For a specific version of package specify version as following:
yarn add PACKAGE_NAME@VERSION
You can update the packages by simple use of following command:
It will update all the project dependencies to their latest version. You can specify the package name and version for specific update.
To remove a package from the project’s dependencies, use the
yarn remove command followed by the package name:
yarn remove PACKAGE_NAME
Installing all project dependencies
To install all the dependencies of an existing project that are specified in the
package.json file run:
We have show how to install Yarn and use of common commands on CentOS 8 machine. You can learn more about Yarn at documentation page.
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