Install Deno on Arch Linux

Deno is a secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript.

Deno is basically Node reversed.

We will install Deno on Arch Linux, I will list two methods.

First method.

You can install it using Pacman by entering the command below,

sudo pacman -S deno

Here is the web link to the package.

Second method.

Enter the following commands in Terminal.

curl -fsSL | sh

Next step is specifying Deno’s path to bash.

Open .bashrc and add the lines below to it.

nano ~/.bashrc
export DENO_INSTALL="/home/$USER/.deno"

Open a new Terminal instance.

Testing Deno

Enter the following command.


To check the version on Deno simply run.

deno -v

Run the following command.

deno run

You can also write your first Deno hello world server, code example below.

import { serve } from "";
const s = serve({ port: 8000 });
for await (const req of s) {
  req.respond({ body: "Hello World\n" });

Now you have Deno successfully installed.

Happy Coding ☺

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