is there a recommended install for nvm so all users can use it? i cannot find anything on the web regarding this.
this is what i did
then each user must either run "nvm use " or put it in their profile by default
not sure if there is a better way?
Here is what I did:
/opt/nvm as root. Seemed like an appropriate location.
# git clone firstname.lastname@example.org:creationix/nvm.git /opt/nvm
Created the directory
/usr/local/nvm. This is where the downloads will go (
# mkdir /usr/local/nvm
Create the directory
/usr/local/node. This is where the NPM global stuff will go:
# mkdir /usr/local/node
Created a file called
/etc/profile.d with the following contents:
export NVM_DIR=/usr/local/nvm source /opt/nvm/nvm.sh export NPM_CONFIG_PREFIX=/usr/local/node export PATH="/usr/local/node/bin:$PATH"
Re-login to a shell session, then set the default node version.
# nvm install 0.10 # nvm alias default 0.10
The node binaries should now be in the
PATH for all users the next time you login to a shell session. NPM will install global things to the