/usr/bin/env: node: Permission denied


As the title suggests I am receiving the error

/usr/bin/env: node: Permission denied

when trying to run

npm run build

for my react app. The following link is the leadup to this point with all that I’ve done and tried, not to be included here for the sake of not duplicating questions Error with react-scripts in npm run build.

Additionally, I have viewed this posting, Getting Error /usr/bin/env: node : Permission Denied, and it was unhelpful to me.

Any help is much appreciated.


The issue ended up being a matter of file ownership. Root was the owner of many things for the project rather than my profile. Simply changed the ownership from root to me.

Answered By – ABadOmelette

Answer Checked By – Mildred Charles (AngularFixing Admin)

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