In this tutorial, I'll guide you through the process of installing the Ionic framework on Ubuntu 22.04. This post provides a straightforward example of installing Ionic using npm on Ubuntu. Follow this guide for a simple demonstration of how to install Ionic on Ubuntu 22.04. Let's get started with the details.
To set up the Ionic Framework on your Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04 system, a series of steps must be followed. Ionic Framework is dependent on Node.js and npm (Node Package Manager) for development. Below is a detailed, step-by-step guide to assist you in installing Ionic:
Step 1: Install Node.js and npm
To install Node.js and npm on Ubuntu, you can utilize the package manager. Simply open your terminal and execute the following commands:
sudo apt update
sudo apt install nodejs
sudo apt install npm
Ensure the successful installation by verifying the versions of Node.js and npm. Use the following commands to check the installed versions:
Step 2: Install Angular CLI
To enhance your Ionic development experience, it's advisable to install Angular CLI (Command Line Interface) globally using npm. Execute the following command to install Angular CLI:
sudo npm install -g @angular/cli
Step 3: Install Ionic CLI
Now, proceed to install the Ionic CLI using npm with the following command:
sudo npm install -g @ionic/cli
Step 4: Verify Installation
To ensure that the Ionic CLI has been installed successfully, you can verify the version by running the following command:
Step 5: Create an Ionic Project
To initiate a new Ionic project, use the following command:
ionic start myApp
This command will guide you interactively through the project setup, allowing you to choose a starter template for your app, such as
Step 6: Navigate to Your Project
Once the project is created, navigate to the project directory using the following command:
Step 7: Serve Your Ionic App
You can serve your Ionic app using a development server to preview it in your browser with the following command:
This command initiates a local development server, allowing you to access your app in your web browser at
http://localhost:8100. The server also incorporates a live reload feature, ensuring that any changes you make are immediately reflected.
You've completed the installation of the Ionic Framework on your Ubuntu 20.04 or 22.04 system and successfully set up a new Ionic project. Begin your journey into mobile or web application development with Ionic.
Thank you! If you have any more questions or if there's anything else I can help you with, feel free to ask. Happy coding!