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The ERR_OSSL_EVP_UNSUPPORTED error typically occurs when there’s a mismatch between the version of OpenSSL used by Node.js and the version required by a package or library.

To fix this error in a Vue.js project, we can try the following steps:

1. Update Node.js and npm

Make sure you are using the latest version of Node.js and npm. You can download and install them from the official Node.js website:

2. Clear npm cache

Sometimes, the issue can be resolved by clearing the npm cache. Run the following command to clear the npm cache:

npm cache clean --force

3. Update packages

Update all dependencies in your project to their latest versions. Run the following command in your project directory:

npm update

4. Reinstall dependencies

Remove the node_modules directory and reinstall dependencies:

rm -rf node_modules
npm install
  1. **Verify OpenSSL compatibility

Ensure that the version of OpenSSL used by Node.js is compatible with any native modules or packages you are using. You can check the version of OpenSSL used by Node.js by running:

node -p "process.versions.openssl"

If you’re using a package that requires a specific version of OpenSSL, make sure it matches with the version used by Node.js.

6. Check for package compatibility

Check if any of the packages or libraries used in your Vue.js project have compatibility issues with the version of Node.js or OpenSSL you’re using. Visit the GitHub repository or website of each package to see if there are any reported issues or updates related to OpenSSL compatibility.

7. Report the issue

If you’re still encountering the ERR_OSSL_EVP_UNSUPPORTED error after trying the above steps, consider reporting the issue to the maintainers of the affected package or library. They may be able to provide further assistance or release updates to address compatibility issues.

By following these steps, you should be able to resolve the ERR_OSSL_EVP_UNSUPPORTED error in your Vue.js project.

By John Au-Yeung

Web developer specializing in React, Vue, and front end development.

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