How-to Quick-Start with LUA Programming on Mint 18.x GNU+Linux

May 6, 2017 | By thelinuxevangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Lua Getting-Started for Linux Mint 18.x

Hello Mint User! The Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with LUA 5.x Programming on Mint 18.x Sarah/Serena/Sonya/Sylvia 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 Quick-Start for Mint 18.x Linux - Featured
  1. Open a Shell Terminal emulator window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    LUA Quick-Start for Mint Linux - Open Terminal
  2. Installing LUA 5.x on Mint

    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 Quick-Start with LUA Programming on Linux:

    LUA Programming Getting-Started Guide

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