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How to install Go(lang) on Debian

2024-02-08 programming go
This also works on WSL2 Debian based, which is what I use. Navigate to the Go download page Copy the “Linux” install link, and navigate back to your shell. Use the following commands: wget sudo tar -xvf goVERSION.linux-amd64.tar.gz sudo mv go /usr/local echo "export GOROOT=/usr/local/go" >> ~/.bashrc echo "export GOPATH=\$HOME/go" >> ~/.bashrc echo "export PATH=\$GOPATH/bin:\$GOROOT/bin:\$PATH" >> ~/.bashrc source ~/.bashrc Source might not work, in which case restart your terminal or shell instance. Continue reading