How to install Node.js and npm on Ubuntu 20.04

Node.js is an open-source and cross-platform JavaScript runtime environment built on Chrome’s V8 JavaScript engine. It is designed for non-blocking, event-driven servers and primarily used for traditional web sites and back-end API services. It allows you to build network applications quickly. It makes development more consistent by leveraging JavaScript on both the front and backend. npm is the Node.js registry and package manager. It is used to publish, discover, install, and develop node programs.

In this tutorial, we will show you several ways to install Node.js and npm on Ubuntu 20.04 server.

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