I'm following examples that use the
npm to install the named module so that it's accessible globally.
But it's important to understand that
-g is typically only used for packages that provide command-line utilities so that their executable components are available in the system
If you have multiple programs that
require the same package, each program should install the package locally. If you really want to share an installed package by installing it globally, you have to also use
See the docs on the topic of globally installed packages here.