When i get to the step of
sudo yo hubot --owner="OWNER <firstname.lastname@example.org>" --name="bot" --description="Bot" --adapter="email@example.com" , PuTTY gave me error saying i don’t have permission to some npm file, I researched online, looks like it is a common problem. So i used https://docs.npmjs.com/getting-started/fixing-npm-permissions#option-2-change-npms-default-directory-to-another-directory
Option 1 to change the permission
and this is what i got from PuTTY, I get the feel this is the right direction, but detail is wrong, can anyone tell me what went wrong?
jy@ubuntu-1gb-sfo2-01:~$ npm config get prefix /usr/local jy@ubuntu-1gb-sfo2-01:~$ sudo chown -R $jy /usr/local/lib/node_modules/ [sudo] password for jy: chown: missing operand after ‘/usr/local/lib/node_modules/’ Try 'chown --help' for more information.
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In the page you linked a recommendation is given to chown the contents of the directory you are wanting to work with. In the example it included:
In this instance $(whoami) will be automatically replaced by the username you are using. If your username is
jkthen you could use:
Without the $.