Deleting Globally Installed npm Packages
The npm package manager can install packages in project directories or globally (i.e. in your
Fortunately, deleting a project removes all associated npm packages — since the packages are installed within the project directory.
However, for globally installed packages, you’d first have to list them using:
npm list -g --depth 0
This command to print to screen all top-level packages install using the npm install -g … command. For example:
/usr/local/lib ├── email@example.com ├── firstname.lastname@example.org ├── email@example.com ├── firstname.lastname@example.org └── email@example.com
To delete package from the list printed to screen, simply run:
sudo npm uninstall -g package1
Note that, you could include more than one package after the -g option.