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is-installed-globally v0.3.2

Check if your package was installed globally

is-installed-globally Build Status

Check if your package was installed globally

Can be useful if your CLI needs different behavior when installed globally and locally.


$ npm install is-installed-globally


const isInstalledGlobally = require('is-installed-globally');

// With `npm install your-package`
//=> false

// With `npm install --global your-package`
//=> true


  • import-global - Import a globally installed module
  • resolve-global - Resolve the path of a globally installed module
  • global-dirs - Get the directory of globally installed packages and binaries


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