Get Started with NodeJs on NVIDIA Jetson Nano/Xavier NX modules & Run Basic Web App.

Get Started with NodeJs on NVIDIA Jetson Nano/Xavier NX modules & Run Basic Web App.

Jetson Nano | Jetson Xavier NX

17 March 2021

1- How to install NodeJS on Linux operating Systems

2- How to create a new Nodejs Project using VS Code 

3- How to serve web application using nodejs on VS Code


Hardware: Jetson Xavier NX with DSBOARD-NX2 

OS: JetPack 4.5 (L4T-32.5)

Language: NodeJS , C#

In this article, we will show you how to Install NodeJS JavaScript on ARM64 which has an operating system as Ubuntu 18.04 for NVIDIA Jetson Nano/Xavier NX modules to create and run a basic sample.

Nodejs is a JavaScript platform for programming that allows users to build web applications quickly. That's why many users prefer NodeJS platform.

Now we will show you how to get started with NodeJS on an Ubuntu 18.04 server. You can install Nodejs in several ways. We will show you how to install using apt package manager.

First, open terminal and type the following command:





Secondly, update the apt and then install NodeJS from the repository. To do this type following command:




Then, install NodeJS. We can also install Nodejs Package Manager, it is called npm. Npm Package Manager can allow you to install modules and package to use with NodeJS. You can do this by typing the following command:


After the installation of NodeJS and npm Package Manager successfully, then type “nodejs -v”. With that command, we can see which version we have installed, and also we can verify NodeJS installed.

After we have finished the installation process and done with the verification, let’s run a sample js file using a NodeJS. Create a file named app.js and containing the following contents:

Now run our basic web server using the following command and type ““ in any browser, the output will be as follow:


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