How-to Quick-Start with Latest LUA Programming on Mint 17.x GNU/Linux

May 6th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Lua Quick-Start for Linux Mint 17.x




Hello Mint User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with the Latest LUA 5.x Programming on Mint 17.x Quiana/Rebecca/Rafaela/Rosa GNU/Linux 32/64bit Desktops.

Lua combines simple procedural syntax with powerful data description constructs based on associative arrays and extensible semantics.

Lua is dynamically typed, runs by interpreting bytecode for a register-based virtual machine, and has automatic memory management with incremental garbage collection, making it ideal for configuration, scripting, and rapid prototyping.

LUA Quick-Start for Linux Mint 17.x - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    LUA Quick-Start for Linux Mint 17.x - Open Terminal
  2. Install the Required Packages

    sudo apt install build-essential \
    libreadline6 libreadline6-dev
  3. Download Latest LUA Source for GNU/Linux

    Get LUA Source Code



  4. Double-Click and Extract into /tmp

    LUA Quick-Start for Linux Mint 17.x - Extraction
    Or from Shell:

    tar zxf ~/Downloads/lua*.tar.gz -C /tmp
  5. Installing LUA for Mint

    cd /tmp/lua*

    Build wit:

    make linux test

    And the Install:

    sudo make install
  6. How-to Quick-Start with LUA Programming on Linux:

    LUA Programming Getting-Started Guide
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