In this tutorial, we will show you how to install Julia Programming Language on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS. For those of you who didn’t know, Julia is a programming language designed to be high-performance in computation and analysis. Julia is widely used in data sciences and application-building processes as a programming language. Not only that, but Julia can work with other programming languages as well, such as Python, C, C++, Rust, R, and SQL.
This article assumes you have at least basic knowledge of Linux, know how to use the shell, and most importantly, you host your site on your own VPS. The installation is quite simple and assumes you are running in the root account, if not you may need to add ‘
sudo‘ to the commands to get root privileges. I will show you the step-by-step installation of the JuliaLang on Ubuntu 22.04 (Jammy Jellyfish). You can follow the same instructions for Ubuntu 22.04 and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint, Elementary OS, Pop!_OS, and more as well.
- A server running one of the following operating systems: Ubuntu 22.04, 20.04, and any other Debian-based distribution like Linux Mint.
- It’s recommended that you use a fresh OS install to prevent any potential issues.
- SSH access to the server (or just open Terminal if you’re on a desktop).
non-root sudo useror access to the
root user. We recommend acting as a
non-root sudo user, however, as you can harm your system if you’re not careful when acting as the root.
Install Julia Programming Language on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish
Step 1. First, make sure that all your system packages are up-to-date by running the following
apt commands in the terminal.
sudo apt update sudo apt upgrade sudo apt install wget apt-transport-https gnupg2 software-properties-common
Step 2. Installing Julia Programming Language on Ubuntu 22.04.
By default, JuliaLang is not available on Ubuntu 22.04 base repository. Now run the following command below to download the JuliaLang source code to your Ubuntu system:
Next, extract the Julia Tar file using
tar zxvf julia-1.8.2-linux-x86_64.tar.gz
Step 3. Adding Julia to System Path.
For your Ubuntu system to find Julia’s executable, the PATH environment variable file
~/.bashrc should contain the full path to Julia’s bin directory (
Add the bin directory at the end of the file. Save and exit:
~/.bashrc file for the Ubuntu system to be able to trace Julia’s executables:
Verify JuliaLang version:
Step 4. Accessing Julia on Ubuntu 22.04.
Once successfully installed on your Ubuntu system, simply type
julia on the command prompt:
_ _ _ _(_)_ | Documentation: https://docs.julialang.org (_) | (_) (_) | _ _ _| |_ __ _ | Type "?" for help, "]?" for Pkg help. | | | | | | |/ _` | | | | |_| | | | (_| | | Version 1.8.2 (2022-10-28) _/ |\__'_|_|_|\__'_| | Official https://julialang.org/ release |__/ | julia>
Congratulations! You have successfully installed JuliaLang. Thanks for using this tutorial for installing the Julia Programming Language on Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Jammy Jellyfish system. For additional help or useful information, we recommend you check the official Julia website.