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How to Install NPM in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic

In this article, you will be learning on How to install NPM in Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic. NPM which is also known as node package manager is a package manager for JavaScript programming language and is the default package manager for JavaScript runtime environment Node.js. It is written in the same JavaScript programming language.

NPM consists of a command line based client and an online database registry called the npm registry. The npm client directly interacts with the npm registry and has the ability to search, browse and download available JavaScript packages to the local machine. It can manage packages that are local dependencies of a particular project, as well as globally-installed JavaScript tools. These days, npm is bundled with nodejs installation and is included as a recommended feature in nodejs package. There are two popular methods to install npm in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Bionic Beaver.