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JavaScript npm Basics (retiring) Installing Packages with npm Installing Local Packages

Katie Shook
Katie Shook
12,221 Points

error for installing npm in workspaces

I've tried adding the code from the teachers notes but Im still getting this error. I'm not sure if I am missing a step or if I have done something wrong. Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

treehouse:~/workspace$ npm install bcryptjs
npm WARN saveError ENOENT: no such file or directory, open '/home/tree house/workspace/package.json'
npm WARN enoent ENOENT: no such file or directory, open '/home/treehou se/workspace/package.json'
npm WARN workspace No description
npm WARN workspace No repository field.
npm WARN workspace No README data
npm WARN workspace No license field.

  • bcryptjs@2.4.3
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1 Answer

Cody Wyatt
Cody Wyatt
13,365 Points

I created a new file "package.json" and set its contents to


Once i install it updates the json to include the bcrypt as a dependency with the installed version. So after it installed bcrypt, my package.json file ended up becoming

  "dependencies": {
    "bcrypt": "^4.0.1"

Also I refreshed the workspace directory to show the installed modules.