A quick summary that may help people who are installing AngularJS v2 and need to make sure they have the latest stuff.
First off, CentOS does not use a recent version of Node,js or NPM due to, well, lots of reasons! In fact the version the repo has for Nodejs is ZERO and it is already up to 4, 5 and 6. So that’s pretty damn old. When I’m in the software store and the guy asks “hey, do you want version 6 of that software?”, I rarely find myself saying, “Nah, please hit me with version zero.” What software store do I speak of? Well, this one of course!
Anyway, here is what you do to get the version 4 for nodejs etc:
curl –silent –location https://rpm.nodesource.com/setup_4.x | bash –
yum install -y nodejs