“Julia is a high-level, high-performance, dynamic programming language. While it is a general purpose language and can be used to write any application, many of its features are well-suited for high-performance numerical analysis and computational science.” — from Wikipedia: Julia (programming language).
In this guide, I’ll show you how to get started with Julia on Ubuntu 16.04 (or above).
Open a new terminal and go to your Downloads folder:
wget to retrieve the latest compressed Julia Linux Binaries:
tar -xvzf julia-1.4.2-linux-x86_64.tar.gz
Copy the extracted folder to
sudo cp -r julia-1.4.2 /opt/
Finally, create a symbolic link to
julia inside the
sudo ln -s /opt/julia-1.4.2/bin/julia /usr/local/bin/julia
Finally, you can test your installation by re-opening a terminal and typing: