Install Yarn packages globally

With npm, we can easily install the package globally by passing -g flag with administrative rights. But when I tried with yarn global add it showed me command not found. After digging around. I found I haven’t specified yarn path in my .bashrc file. If you’re using different shell like zsh or something, the file name will change.

I quickly opened the .bashrc file and added the below line in bottom.


Make sure to change the USERNAME with your actual username which you can get by running whoami in your terminal.

After pasting in the file and closing it. I ran this command.

yarn global bin

After all these, I tried running the package command. This time it ran smoothly.

Hope it works for you.

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