node.js - usr - NPM:Cannot find module 'node-gyp/bin/node-gyp'
npm err! code module_not_found npm err! cannot find module 'node-gyp/bin/node-gyp' (2)
I'm using NPM under my ubuntu 14.04 and node 8.0.0 .
I have upgraded my npm from 5.2.0 to 5.6.0
but after that all npm commands are failing , indicating a problem of :
The complete log is the following :
npm ERR! code MODULE_NOT_FOUND npm ERR! Cannot find module 'node-gyp/bin/node-gyp' npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in: npm ERR! /home/khalidvm/.npm/_logs/2018-01-12T15_02_35_338Z-debug.log [email protected]:~/Desktop$ gedit /home/khalidvm/.npm/_logs/2018-01-12T15_02_35_338Z-debug.log ^C [email protected]:~/Desktop$ sudo npm uninstall npm -g npm ERR! code MODULE_NOT_FOUND npm ERR! Cannot find module 'node-gyp/bin/node-gyp' npm ERR! A complete log of this run can be found in: npm ERR! /home/khalidvm/.npm/_logs/2018-01-12T15_05_25_322Z-debug.log
I'm afraid that I'm not able to use npm , even uninstalling it, throws that same error.
For me (Arch Linux) it was enough to install node-gyp via pacman:
sudo pacman -Sy node-gyp
sudo apt-get install node-gyp
For Ubuntu see: https://packages.ubuntu.com/de/trusty/web/node-gyp
If you're running the default installation of node on Ubuntu 14.04, the package should be out of date (I believe it's a 0.xx version) and be the source of your problems. You can fix that by looking here: https://nodejs.org/en/download/package-manager/#debian-and-ubuntu-based-linux-distributions
Working with an up-to-date distribution of node, I had the same problem with
node-gyp. It turned out that I had a ghost installation under
/usr/local. That was ghosting my
After deleting it by running:
sudo rm -rf /usr/local/bin/node-gyp sudo rm -rf /usr/local/bin/npm sudo rm -rf /usr/local/bin/npx sudo rm -rf /usr/local/lib/node_modules/
and cleaning node files in my home directory, for precaution:
rm -rf ~/.node-gyp/ rm -rf ~/.npm/
I uninstalled the current node installation, and reinstalled:
sudo apt-get remove --purge nodejs sudo apt-get install nodejs