Installing a package

You can install a package from GitHub Packages and use the package as a dependency in your own project.

GitHub Packages is available with GitHub Free, GitHub Pro, GitHub Team, and GitHub Enterprise Cloud. GitHub Packages is unavailable for per-repository plans, which are legacy billing plans. For more information, see "GitHub's products."

Anyone with read permissions for a repository can install a package from that repository.

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About package installation

You can search GitHub to find packages in GitHub Packages that you can install in your own project. For more information, see "Searching GitHub Packages for packages."

After you find a package, you can read the package's description and installation and usage instructions on the package page.

Installing a package

You can install a package from GitHub Packages using any supported package client by following the same general guidelines.

  1. Authenticate to GitHub Packages using the instructions for your package client. For more information, see "About tokens."
  2. Install the package using the instructions for your package client.

For instructions specific to your package client, see "Using GitHub Packages with your project's ecosystem."

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