I recently tried to install the ember generator for yeoman. I have been using the angularjs one for a while now and updating it as new versions became available.
I had installed the ember generator on the command line from npm
npm -g install generator-ember
I had yo on the command line. But when I ran this I would never see the ember generator.
I tried cleaning the cache to ensure it was not a corrupted install from somewhere else.
npm -g cache clean npm -g update
None of this worked so I had to go and remove yeoman completely and reinstall it
First I found the yeoman instance
Gave me /usr/local/bin/yo
ls -la /usr/local/bin/yo
Which returns that it is installed.
/usr/local/bin/yo -> ../lib/node_modules/yo/cli.js
I tried uninstalling from the npm
npm -g uninstall yo
The command completed successfully but I could still find yo on the file system.
Only thing I could do at this stage is delete the yeoman as it was not removed by the npm uninstall command. That means deleting the whole npm install in /lib/node_modules/ and the symbolic link to it in the /bin folder.
sudo rm -rf /usr/local/share/npm/lib/node_modules/yo sudo rm /usr/local/share/npm/bin/yo
and install it properly again.
npm -g install yo
and the next time I ran yeoman I saw my generators
..... Ember ember:app ember:component ember:controller ember:model ember:router ember:view