Installing Go - zelenko/go GitHub Wiki

Go Resorces

Build on Linux

  • export GOPATH=/var/go/web/
  • echo $GOPATH
GOOS=linux GOARCH=amd64 go build -o web

Build on Windows

  • set GOARCH=amd64
  • set GOARCH=386
  • set GOOS=linux
  • set GOOS=windows
  • echo %GOROOT%
go build -o hello.exe hello.go

List of GOOS/GOARCH supported by Go

Installing GO on Debian

cd /usr/local
curl -LO
shasum -a 256 go1.9.2.linux-amd64.tar.gz
tar -C /usr/local -xzf go1.9.2.linux-amd64.tar.gz

vi ~/.profile

export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin
export GOROOT=/usr/local/go
export GOPATH=/var/go
export GOPROXY=,direct

source ~/.profile

echo $GOROOT

Installing GO on RedHat

# .bash_profile

# Get the aliases and functions
if [ -f ~/.bashrc ]; then
        . ~/.bashrc

# User specific environment and startup programs


export GOPROXY=,direct
# $GOPATH has bin, pkg sub-directories.
export GOPATH='/home/username/go'

# $GOROOT/src is where the source code for the standard library lives.
export GOROOT='/usr/lib/golang'

export PATH
unset USERNAME                      

Installing GO on Windows

After downloading and installing, specify where the code is stored in system variable. CLI command: set GOPATH=F:\GoCode

Check existing variables go env. Check current version go version.

Go tools

To install and run tools, $GOPATH/bin must be added to $PATH.

  • go install
  • go install
  • go install
  • go install
  • go install