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This post is written under the consideration that you do not have any dependencies installed for any software in the MEAN stack.
sudo apt-get install git
Next, we’re going to install Node.js, the server that will run the MEAN stack. To make sure we have the most up-to-date version of Node.js, we will be adding a repository to Ubuntu.
sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y python-software-properties python g++ make sudo add-apt-repository ppa:chris-lea/node.js sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install nodejs
It’s great that Node.js is installed, but now we have to configure it to allow global installations of packages like Bower or Grunt. We’re going to tell Node Packager Manager to install packages to a hidden folder in our home directory. Then we’re going to append a line to the bottom of our
.bashrc file that adds that hidden folder to our path. After we reload
.bashrc, we will also install grunt so we can build the code provided by Mean.io.
echo prefix = ~/.node >> ~/.npmrc echo "export PATH=\$HOME/.node/bin:\$PATH" >> .bashrc source ~/.bashrc npm install -g grunt-cli
Now we need to install MongoDB. First we need to add a key to APT to verify the MongoDB install. Then we create a listing for MongoDB in the sources list. After that we’ll refresh the repository and install MongoDB. Let’s start MongoDB as well.
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv 7F0CEB10 echo 'deb http://downloads-distro.mongodb.org/repo/ubuntu-upstart dist 10gen' | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mongodb.list sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install mongodb-10gen sudo service mongodb start
Here’s the fun bit. Now we’re going to clone Mean.io in Git, install it using NPM, and launch Node.js using Grunt.
git clone https://github.com/linnovate/mean ~/mean cd ~/mean npm install grunt
Congratulations! The MEAN stack should now be running. Just point your browser to
YOUR-IP-HERE:3000 and enjoy.