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    global-modules

The directory used by npm for globally installed npm modules.


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What is global-modules?

The global-modules npm package provides the location of the globally installed npm packages on the user's system. It is a simple utility that can be used to find out where global npm packages are stored, which can vary depending on the operating system and the configuration of the npm environment.

What are global-modules's main functionalities?

Get the path to global node_modules

This feature allows you to retrieve the path to the directory where global npm packages are installed. The code sample shows how to import the global-modules package and log the path to the console.

const globalModules = require('global-modules');
console.log(globalModules);

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The directory used by npm for globally installed npm modules.

Please consider following this project's author, Jon Schlinkert, and consider starring the project to show your :heart: and support.

Install

Install with npm:

$ npm install --save global-modules

Usage

const globalModules = require('global-modules');
console.log(globalModules);
//=> '/usr/local/lib/node_modules' 

(Note that this path might be different based on platform, user-defined configuration settings, etc)

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Contributing

Pull requests and stars are always welcome. For bugs and feature requests, please create an issue.

Running Tests

Running and reviewing unit tests is a great way to get familiarized with a library and its API. You can install dependencies and run tests with the following command:

$ npm install && npm test
Building docs

(This project's readme.md is generated by verb, please don't edit the readme directly. Any changes to the readme must be made in the .verb.md readme template.)

To generate the readme, run the following command:

$ npm install -g verbose/verb#dev verb-generate-readme && verb

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Author

Jon Schlinkert

License

Copyright © 2018, Jon Schlinkert. Released under the MIT License.


This file was generated by verb-generate-readme, v0.8.0, on December 14, 2018.

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