Ionic provides a set of tools for building native iOS and Android applications, and mobile-ready Progressive Web Apps, using familiar web libraries, frameworks, and languages. Ionic Capacitor is a cross-platform native bridge that allows you to turn any web project into a native iOS or Android mobile application.
In this tutorial, i am going to show you how to install the ionic framework on Ubuntu 20.04 using a terminal or command prompt.
How to Install Ionic Framework on Ubuntu 20.04
Just use the below given steps to install ionic in ubuntu 20.04 using terminal:
- Step 1 – Open Terminal OR Command Prompt
- Step 2 – Update APT Package
- Step 3 – Install Node
- Step 4 – Install Cordova
- Step 5 – Install Ionic on Ubuntu 20.04
- Step 6 – Create Ionic Application
Step 1 – Open Terminal OR Command Prompt
First of all, Open terminal or command line by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T key:
Step 2 – Update APT Package
Then execute the following command on command prompt or terminal to update Apt package list:
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade
Step 3 – Install Node
Now execute the following command on command prompt or terminal to install node and it’s package files:
curl -sL https://deb.nodesource.com/setup_12.x | sudo -E bash - sudo apt install nodejs
Step 4 – Install Cordova
Execute the following command on terminal to install Cordova on ubuntu:
sudo npm install -g cordova
Step 5 – Install Ionic on Ubuntu 20.04
Execute the following command on your terminal to install ionic framework on ubuntu 20.04:
sudo npm i -g @ionic/cli
Then execute the following command on terminal to verify ionic framework installation in ubuntu 20.04:
Note that, The easiest way is to install ionic framework on Ubuntu 20.04.
Step 6 – Create Ionic Application
Now, Execute the following command on terminal to create a new Ionic application on your computer:
After that, follow the following steps and create your first ionic application:
- Select framework between React or Angular.
- Now, enter a name for your new application
- Select a starter template. The details of each template is listed on screen.
- Then, Integrate your new app with Capacitor to target native iOS and Android?
Now, run the below command from your application directory:
cd ionic-app ionic serve --host 0.0.0.0 --port 8100
In this tutorial, i have shown you how to install ionic framework on Ubuntu 20.04 using a terminal or command prompt.