Quick tutorial how to install Node-Red with screenshots.

  1. If you have the minimal version of Jessie, or other Debian based install, that doesn’t have Node-RED already installed, you can install or upgrade using the Node-RED upgrade script.
    SSH to your Pi-s terminal and Run:

    bash <(curl -sL https://raw.githubusercontent.com/node-red/raspbian-deb-package/master/resources/update-nodejs-and-nodered)

    This will promt the following window:

    Press y and the installation will begin. This can take several minutes (more like 10-ish).

  2. After node red is installed start it with:

    for stopping use:



  3.  Check if it works by going to http://your-pi-ip:1880.  Note the port number :1880.
    If everything works you will be greeted with node reds main window:
  4. Lastly if you want to autostart node red on boot run following command:
    sudo systemctl enable nodered.service


*Tutorial on Linux version 4.4.50/ Raspbian v. 8 (jessie)