Here’s how to install Go on Ubuntu Linux Mint 19.3.

Download the latest from

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Check the checksum.

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sha256sum go1.13.linux-amd64.tar.gz

Extract the Go tarball to the /usr/local directory.

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sudo tar -C /usr/local -xzf go1.13.linux-amd64.tar.gz

Edit your Bash profile to add Go’s path.

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cd ~
vim ~/.profile
# Add Go's path
export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin
# Load the profile
source ~/.profile

Check if Go is installed.

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go version


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go version go1.13 linux/amd64