Nvm installtion issue on Garuda dragonized KDE

Hello Garuda Community,

How do you install NVM on garuda dragonied KDE?

I tried installing it using yay as well as directly cloning the git repo of nvm and using makepkg command.

I observed no problem during installation and everything happened perfectly fine but when I try to see if my nvm is installed or not in my Konsole using the nvm --version command, I get the below response

find-the-command: "nvm" is not found locally, searching in repositories

I'm pretty sure it has been installed. Anyway, I tried removing and installing again and again but with no success.

╭─[email protected] in ~ took 1ms
╰─λ garuda-inxi
Kernel: 5.19.7-zen2-1-zen arch: x86_64 bits: 64 compiler: gcc v: 12.2.0
parameters: BOOT_IMAGE=/@/boot/vmlinuz-linux-zen
root=UUID=54117679-68e1-4d4a-a7e4-7002d502679c rw [email protected]
quiet quiet splash rd.udev.log_priority=3 vt.global_cursor_default=0
resume=UUID=536be6bf-5b0d-4fbe-8200-1f2f8ca309af loglevel=3
Desktop: KDE Plasma v: 5.26.0 tk: Qt v: 5.15.6 info: latte-dock
wm: kwin_x11 vt: 1 dm: SDDM Distro: Garuda Linux base: Arch Linux
Type: Desktop Mobo: Gigabyte model: H81M-S v: x.x
serial: <superuser required> UEFI: American Megatrends v: F2
date: 08/19/2015
Info: model: Intel Core i7-4790 bits: 64 type: MT MCP arch: Haswell
gen: core 4 level: v3 note: check built: 2013-15 process: Intel 22nm
family: 6 model-id: 0x3C (60) stepping: 3 microcode: 0x28
Topology: cpus: 1x cores: 4 tpc: 2 threads: 8 smt: enabled cache:
L1: 256 KiB desc: d-4x32 KiB; i-4x32 KiB L2: 1024 KiB desc: 4x256 KiB
L3: 8 MiB desc: 1x8 MiB
Speed (MHz): avg: 3651 high: 3959 min/max: 800/4000 scaling:
driver: intel_cpufreq governor: performance cores: 1: 3592 2: 3592 3: 3959
4: 3592 5: 3687 6: 3595 7: 3600 8: 3592 bogomips: 57466
Flags: avx avx2 ht lm nx pae sse sse2 sse3 sse4_1 sse4_2 ssse3 vmx
Type: itlb_multihit status: KVM: VMX disabled
Type: l1tf mitigation: PTE Inversion; VMX: conditional cache flushes, SMT
Type: mds mitigation: Clear CPU buffers; SMT vulnerable
Type: meltdown mitigation: PTI
Type: mmio_stale_data status: Unknown: No mitigations
Type: retbleed status: Not affected
Type: spec_store_bypass mitigation: Speculative Store Bypass disabled via
Type: spectre_v1 mitigation: usercopy/swapgs barriers and __user pointer
Type: spectre_v2 mitigation: Retpolines, IBPB: conditional, IBRS_FW,
STIBP: conditional, RSB filling, PBRSB-eIBRS: Not affected
Type: srbds mitigation: Microcode
Type: tsx_async_abort status: Not affected
Device-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor Integrated Graphics
vendor: Gigabyte driver: i915 v: kernel arch: Gen-5.75 process: Intel 45nm
built: 2010 ports: active: none empty: VGA-1 bus-ID: 00:02.0
chip-ID: 8086:0412 class-ID: 0300
Device-2: NVIDIA GK208B [GeForce GT 710] vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: nouveau v: kernel non-free: series: 470.xx+
status: legacy-active (EOL~2023/24) arch: Fermi 2 code: GF119/GK208
process: TSMC 28nm built: 2010-16 pcie: gen: 2 speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 4
link-max: lanes: 8 ports: active: VGA-2 empty: DVI-D-1,HDMI-A-1
bus-ID: 01:00.0 chip-ID: 10de:128b class-ID: 0300 temp: 49.0 C
Display: x11 server: X.Org v: 21.1.4 with: Xwayland v: 22.1.3
compositor: kwin_x11 driver: X: loaded: modesetting,nouveau
alternate: fbdev,intel,nv,vesa dri: nouveau,crocus gpu: nouveau
display-ID: :0 screens: 1
Screen-1: 0 s-res: 1366x768 s-dpi: 96 s-size: 361x203mm (14.21x7.99")
s-diag: 414mm (16.31")
Monitor-1: VGA-2 model: HP 19ka serial: <filter> built: 2016
res: 1366x768 hz: 60 dpi: 85 gamma: 1.2 size: 410x230mm (16.14x9.06")
diag: 470mm (18.5") ratio: 16:9 modes: max: 1366x768 min: 720x400
OpenGL: renderer: NV106 v: 4.3 Mesa 22.2.1 direct render: Yes
Device-1: Intel Xeon E3-1200 v3/4th Gen Core Processor HD Audio
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:03.0 chip-ID: 8086:0c0c
class-ID: 0403
Device-2: Intel 8 Series/C220 Series High Definition Audio
vendor: Gigabyte driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel bus-ID: 00:1b.0
chip-ID: 8086:8c20 class-ID: 0403
Device-3: NVIDIA GK208 HDMI/DP Audio vendor: Micro-Star MSI
driver: snd_hda_intel v: kernel pcie: gen: 2 speed: 5 GT/s lanes: 4
link-max: lanes: 8 bus-ID: 01:00.1 chip-ID: 10de:0e0f class-ID: 0403
Sound API: ALSA v: k5.19.7-zen2-1-zen running: yes
Sound Server-1: PulseAudio v: 16.1 running: no
Sound Server-2: PipeWire v: 0.3.59 running: yes
Device-1: Realtek RTL8111/8168/8411 PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet
vendor: Gigabyte driver: r8169 v: kernel pcie: gen: 1 speed: 2.5 GT/s
lanes: 1 port: d000 bus-ID: 03:00.0 chip-ID: 10ec:8168 class-ID: 0200
IF: enp3s0 state: down mac: <filter>
Device-2: Ralink MT7601U Wireless Adapter type: USB driver: mt7601u
bus-ID: 3-6:5 chip-ID: 148f:7601 class-ID: 0000 serial: <filter>
IF: wlp0s20u6 state: up mac: <filter>
Local Storage: total: 1.16 TiB used: 13.56 GiB (1.1%)
SMART Message: Unable to run smartctl. Root privileges required.
ID-1: /dev/sda maj-min: 8:0 vendor: Kingston model: SA400S37240G
size: 223.57 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B logical: 512 B speed: 6.0 Gb/s
type: SSD serial: <filter> rev: 0009 scheme: GPT
ID-2: /dev/sdb maj-min: 8:16 vendor: Seagate model: ST1000VM002-1ET162
size: 931.51 GiB block-size: physical: 4096 B logical: 512 B
speed: 6.0 Gb/s type: HDD rpm: 5900 serial: <filter> rev: SC12
scheme: GPT
ID-3: /dev/sdc maj-min: 8:32 type: USB vendor: SanDisk
model: Cruzer Blade size: 29.81 GiB block-size: physical: 512 B
logical: 512 B type: N/A serial: <filter> rev: 1.00 scheme: MBR
SMART Message: Unknown USB bridge. Flash drive/Unsupported enclosure?
ID-1: / raw-size: 206.19 GiB size: 206.19 GiB (100.00%) used: 13.56 GiB
(6.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-2: /boot/efi raw-size: 300 MiB size: 299.4 MiB (99.80%) used: 608 KiB
(0.2%) fs: vfat dev: /dev/sda1 maj-min: 8:1
ID-3: /home raw-size: 206.19 GiB size: 206.19 GiB (100.00%) used: 13.56
GiB (6.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-4: /var/log raw-size: 206.19 GiB size: 206.19 GiB (100.00%) used: 13.56
GiB (6.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
ID-5: /var/tmp raw-size: 206.19 GiB size: 206.19 GiB (100.00%) used: 13.56
GiB (6.6%) fs: btrfs dev: /dev/sda2 maj-min: 8:2
Kernel: swappiness: 133 (default 60) cache-pressure: 100 (default)
ID-1: swap-1 type: zram size: 15.53 GiB used: 210.8 MiB (1.3%)
priority: 100 dev: /dev/zram0
ID-2: swap-2 type: partition size: 17.08 GiB used: 0 KiB (0.0%)
priority: -2 dev: /dev/sda3 maj-min: 8:3
System Temperatures: cpu: 50.0 C mobo: N/A gpu: nouveau temp: 49.0 C
Fan Speeds (RPM): N/A
Processes: 295 Uptime: 3h 43m wakeups: 0 Memory: 15.53 GiB used: 6.55 GiB
(42.2%) Init: systemd v: 251 default: graphical tool: systemctl
Compilers: gcc: 12.2.0 Packages: pm: pacman pkgs: 1201 libs: 314
tools: octopi,paru Shell: fish v: 3.5.1 default: Bash v: 5.1.16
running-in: konsole inxi: 3.3.22
Garuda (2.6.8-1):
System install date:     2022-10-17
Last full system update: 2022-10-17 ↻
Is partially upgraded:   No
Relevant software:       NetworkManager
Windows dual boot:       No/Undetected
Snapshots:               Snapper
Failed units:
sudo pacman -Syu nvm

btw, read the installation output text.


the installation output text says

You need to source nvm before you can use it. Do one of the following
or similar depending on your shell (and then restart your shell):

echo 'source /usr/share/nvm/init-nvm.sh' >> ~/.bashrc
echo 'source /usr/share/nvm/init-nvm.sh' >> ~/.zshrc

But the problem is I'm using fish. It is neither bash nor zsh and the output text has only mentioned bash and zsh.

Use config.fish

To verify that nvm has been installed, do:

command -v nvm


I get this

╭─[email protected] in ~ took 1ms
╰─λ -v nvm
find-the-command: "-v" is not found locally, searching in repositories...
find-the-command: /var/cache/pkgfile/*.files are out of date, update? [Y/n]

should be the other way around I think. The args come after the command

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IDK what this nvm thing is, but you must read exactly what is written.
Not every app or script has a -v, --version output.
Here you can check, only, if nvm is installed.

command -v nvm

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