To run all Appcelerator components, you must have Node.js 8.0.0 or later.
On Mac OS X and Windows, if you have selected to install Titanium updates, Studio prompts you to install Node.js. On Linux, you need to manually install Node.js.
Before installing the CLI, you should decide where you want the Node Package Manager (
npm) to install packages. By default
npm installs into
/usr/local on OS X and Linux, which requires that you run
npm as root. This is not recommended. You can avoid having to run
npm by doing one of the following: