NVM (Node Version Manager) is a tool which helps you easily manage your Node versions. Without NVM managing node versions locally is a real pain, install this once and breathe a sigh of relief.

Install the latest version of node

Your Node install looking a little outdated? easily install the latest stable version of node.

nvm install node
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List versions of node installed

Check what versions of Node you have installed, if you have a new one installed you can switch it there and then

nvm list
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Specify a node version to use

If you need to use a specific version of Node for a project declare it in the command.

nvm install 6.14.4 # or 10.10.0, 8.9.1, etc
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Use current node version in all terminals

Are new terminal sessions using different versions of Node? Set your default version which will be used across everything.

nvm alias default node
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