Gulp command not found after install

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Turns out that npm was installed in the wrong directory so I had to change the “npm config prefix” by running this code:

npm config set prefix /usr/local

Then I reinstalled gulp globally (with the -g param) and it worked properly.

This article is where I found the solution:

~ Answered on 2014-08-04 19:54:03


Not sure why the question was down-voted, but I had the same issue and following the blog post recommended solve the issue. One thing I should add is that in my case, once I ran:

npm config set prefix /usr/local

I confirmed the npm root -g was pointing to /usr/local/lib/node_modules/npm, but in order to install gulp in /usr/local/lib/node_modules, I had to use sudo:

sudo npm install gulp -g

~ Answered on 2014-10-06 17:50:24

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