Ubuntu Install Go/Golang

I prefer to install Go/Golang with Ubuntu 20.04 apt since I do not need the latest up to date version. To install run the commands below.

sudo apt update
sudo apt upgrade -y
sudo apt install -y golang-go

Now create a simple script to check if your Go/Golang was installed successfully. Lets name it “test.go”

package mainimport "fmt"func main() {
fmt.Println("hello world")
}

To run the script.

go run test.go

If you see “hello world” that means you had successfully installed Go/Golang. To check your Go/Golang version use the command below.

go version

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