Linux Quick Start
If you plan to follow along on Linux, the tools should be straightforward.
These steps were tested on Ubuntu Desktop 18.10, Cosmic Cuttlefish, which uses Debian packages. If you use a different version of Linux, you will need to alter these steps to work with your distribution’s package manager.
There are two things you need to install: Node and Git.
There are three ways to install node. Each is valid and has its own positives and negatives. I will try to give you enough information for you to make an intelligent choice. Review them and choose the one you prefer.