Uninstall & Reinstall Vue CLI or Any Global Node.js Package

Published: Sep 17, 2020 - Updated: Jan 29, 2023

In this short article, I’m going to show how to uninstall and reinstall any global package of Node.js.

Table of Contents

  1. Uninstall Any Package
  2. Uninstall Vue CLI
  3. Reinstall Package

Uninstall Any Package

Let’s see the structure of deleteing any global package:

# npm
npm uninstall -g PACKAGE_NAME

# yarn
yarn global remove PACKAGE_NAME

Then we need to clear cache.

Uninstall Vue CLI

Run the follwing command to uninstall Vue CLI:

# npm
npm uninstall -g @vue/cli

# yarn
yarn global remove @vue/cli

Reinstall Package

Have a look at the structure of installing global package:

# npm
npm install -g [email protected]

# yarn
yarn global add [email protected]


# npm
npm install -g @vue/[email protected]

# yarn
yarn global add @vue/[email protected]

Note: You may need to run the command as sudo on macOS or Linux distros. Like:

sudo npm uninstall -g PACKAGE_NAME

sudo npm install -g [email protected]

That’s it. Thanks for reading.


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