How to install Node-RED
on openSUSE

Node-RED snap

Node-RED

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A visual tool for wiring the Internet of Things

Node-RED is a Flow Based Programming tool written in node.js and using a web front end for wiring together hardware devices, APIs and online services in new and interesting ways.

Many extra nodes are available (see http://flows.nodered.org), and can be installed via the Menu - Manage Palette option. Due to the restrictions of snaps nodes that require extra access to files, ports, or have a binary component, may NOT work or install correctly - unless run in "classic" mode. This is not the default.

Details for Node-RED

License
Apache-2.0
Last updated
6 July 2019

Install instructions for snaps on openSUSE

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap can be installed from the command line on openSUSE Leap 42.3, Leap 15 and Tumbleweed.

You need first add the snappy repository from the terminal. Leap 15 users, for example, can do this with the following command:

Swap out openSUSE_Leap_15.0 for either openSUSE_Leap_42.3 or openSUSE_Tumbleweed if you’re using a different version of openSUSE.

With the repository added, import its GPG key:

Finally, upgrade the package cache to include the new snappy repository:

Snap can now be installed with the following:

You then need to either reboot, logout/login or source /etc/profile to have /snap/bin added to PATH. Additionally, enable and start both the snapd and the snapd.apparmor services with the following commands:

Tumbleweed users also need to run the following:

Install Node-RED

To install Node-RED, simply use the following command:

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