Getting this error trying to install react on ubuntu

this is my first time using ubutun and trying to install react so that is why all i can do is paste all i find in the log. i need help ASAP.

0 info it worked if it ends with ok
1 verbose cli [ ‘/usr/bin/node’,
1 verbose cli ‘/usr/local/bin/npm’,
1 verbose cli ‘install’,
1 verbose cli ‘–save’,
1 verbose cli ‘–save-exact’,
1 verbose cli ‘–loglevel’,
1 verbose cli ‘error’,
1 verbose cli ‘react’,
1 verbose cli ‘react-dom’,
1 verbose cli ‘react-scripts’ ]
2 info using npm@6.10.0
3 info using node@v8.10.0
4 verbose npm-session 9fc7f181aef8000f
5 silly install loadCurrentTree
6 silly install readLocalPackageData
7 timing npm Completed in 6379ms
8 error cb() never called!
9 error This is an error with npm itself. Please report this error at:

Thanks

Do you have git installed?
Any other errors reported on command line when you run your command?

No I don’t and that is the only error i have seen for now

Out of ideas. Worked ok for me, and was a BIG install:
added 1546 packages from 744 contributors and audited 902137 packages in 151.596s