What is Go Programming Language?
Go is a compiled, statically typed programming language developed by Google.
Follow the steps below to install Go on Ubuntu
Step 1: Downloading Go binary files
Use curl or wget to download the current binary for Go from the official download page.
curl -O https://storage.googleapis.com/golang/go1.13.5.linux-amd64.tar.gz
Step 2: Extracting from the tar.gz file
Next, use tar to unpack the package. The following command will use the tar tool to open and expand the downloaded tar.gz file and to create a folder of the package name:
tar -xvf go1.13.5.linux-amd64.tar.gz
Then, move the folder to /usr/local.
sudo mv go /usr/local
The Go package is now in /usr/local, which makes sure that Go is in your $PATH for Linux.
Step 3: Setting paths
set the path using following command
sudo vi ~/.profile
copy and past following line in the above file
export GOPATH=$HOME/work export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin:$GOPATH/bin
Save the file using following command
Step 4 – Now verify go installation using following command
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