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09. Installing Go

For Windows and Mac

  1. 1.
    Download Go from
  2. 2.
    Download Visual Studio Code from

For Ubuntu

  1. 1.
    Install Go using Bash shell
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:longsleep/golang-backports
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install golang-go
2. Install VS Code from software center
3. Install Go extension from

Checking installation

Open new terminal window and type in below command to verify Go is installed successfully.
go version
This should output current installed go version.