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MELVIN GEORGE
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How to get the path to the temporary files directory in Node.js?

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To get the path or location to the temporary files directory, you can use the tmpdir() method from the os module in Node.js.

/* Get path of temporary files directory in Node.js */

// import os module
const os = require("os");

// get temp directory
const tempDir = os.tmpdir(); // /tmp
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  • The method returns the path to the temporary files directory as a string.

See the above code live in repl.it.

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Pedro Sanders

Thanks. This was helpful.

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MELVIN GEORGE Author

Glad to be of help 😃