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Missing write access in mac to /usr/local/lib/node_modules


I am trying to install angular cli but it's show me Missing write access to /usr/local/lib/node_modules so, how can I fix it in my mac i try it may time but, not getting exact answer

 npm WARN checkPermissions Missing write access to /usr/local/lib/node_modules
npm ERR! path /usr/local/lib/node_modules
npm ERR! code EACCES
npm ERR! errno -13
npm ERR! syscall access
npm ERR! Error: EACCES: permission denied, access '/usr/local/lib/node_modules'
npm ERR!  { [Error: EACCES: permission denied, access '/usr/local/lib/node_modules']
npm ERR!   stack:
npm ERR!    'Error: EACCES: permission denied, access \'/usr/local/lib/node_modules\'',
npm ERR!   errno: -13,
npm ERR!   code: 'EACCES',
npm ERR!   syscall: 'access',
npm ERR!   path: '/usr/local/lib/node_modules' }
npm ERR! 
npm ERR! The operation was rejected by your operating system.
npm ERR! It is likely you do not have the permissions to access this file as the current user
npm ERR! 
npm ERR! If you believe this might be a permissions issue, please double-check the
npm ERR! permissions of the file and its containing directories, or try running
npm ERR! the command again as root/Administrator (though this is not recommended).
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Answers

answered 1 mon ago larviz27 #1

Try using on the terminal

su

It'll ask you for the password, then you can run the command above.

answered 1 mon ago jeduard #2

Run these commands in a terminal window:

sudo chown -R $USER ~/.npm

sudo chown -R $USER /usr/lib/node_modules

sudo chown -R $USER /usr/local/lib/node_modules

answered 3 week ago P.Sav #3

Same problem. I reinstalled the latest version of node via https://nodejs.org/en/download/ instead of using terminal. This resolved the issue.

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