How-to QuickStart with LUA Programming on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety GNU+Linux

May 6th, 2017 by thelinuxevangelist

Lua Getting-Started for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety




Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with LUA 5.x Programming on Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Yak i386/amd64 GNU/Linux 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 QuickStart for Ubuntu 16.10 Yakkety Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Shell session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    LUA QuickStart for Ubuntu Linux - Featured



  2. Installing LUA 5.x on Ubuntu

    For LUA 5.3:

    sudo apt install lua5.3

    For LUA 5.2:

    sudo apt install lua5.2

    For LUA 5.0:

    sudo apt install lua50



  3. Testing LUA Installation

    lua -v

    The Output should simply showa the LUA Version.

  4. How-to QuickStart with LUA Programming on Linux:

    LUA Programming Getting-Started Guide
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