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If you are using Raspberry Pi OS, Buster is the currently supported version.
We provide a script to install Node.js, npm and Node-RED onto a RaspberryPi. The script can also be used to upgrade an existing install when a newrelease is available.
Running the following command will download and run the script. If you wantto review the contents of the script first, you can view it on Github.
There are extra parameters you can pass to the script. Add
--help to the above command to see them.
sudo apt install build-essential git curlfirst to ensure npm is able to fetch and build any binary modules it needs to install.
This script will:
apt-get install noderedand includes the Raspberry Pi OS-packaged versionof Node.js, but does not include
While using these packages is convenient at first, we strongly recommendusing the install script above instead.
As with running Node-RED locally, you can usethe
node-red command to run Node-RED in a terminal. It can then be stoppedby pressing
Ctrl-C or by closing the terminal window.
Due to the limited memory of the Raspberry Pi, you will need to start Node-REDwith an additional argument to tell the underlying Node.js process to free upunused memory sooner than it would otherwise.
To do this, you should use the alternative
node-red-pi command and pass in the
The install script for the Pi also sets it up to run as a service. This means itcan run in the background and be enabled to automatically start on boot.
The following commands are provided to work with the service:
node-red-start- this starts the Node-RED service and displays its log output. Pressing
Ctrl-Cor closing the window does not stop the service; it keeps running in the background
node-red-stop- this stops the Node-RED service
node-red-restart- this stops and restarts the Node-RED service
node-red-log- this displays the log output of the service
You can also start the Node-RED service on the Raspberry Pi OS Desktop by selectingthe
Menu -> Programming -> Node-RED menu option.
If you want Node-RED to run when the Pi is turned on, or re-booted, you can enable the serviceto autostart by running the command:
To disable the service, run the command:
Once Node-RED is running you can access the editor in a browser.
If you are using the browser on the Pi desktop, you can open the address: http://localhost:1880.
When browsing from another machine you should use the hostname or IP-address of the Pi:
http://<hostname>:1880. Youcan find the IP address by running
hostname -I on the Pi.