How-to Quick-Start with LUA 5 on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily GNU+Linux

September 30th, 2015 by thelinuxevangelist

Lua Getting-Started for Ubuntu 15.10 Wily

Hello Ubuntu User! This Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with LUA 5.x Programming via the Apt Package Manager on Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Werewolf i386/amd64 GNU/Linux Desktop/Server.

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 Ubuntu 15.10 Wily Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Shell session
    Ctrl+Alt+t on Desktop
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    LUA Quick-Start 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

    Testing installation:

    which lua

  3. How-to Quick-Start with LUA Programming on Linux:

    LUA Programming Getting-Started Guide

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