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How to install Deno in Ubuntu?

In this tutorial we focus on how to install Deno in Ubuntu. Deno is a simple, modern and secure runtime for JavaScript and TypeScript that uses V8 and is built in Rust. It has build in dependency inspector and code formatter.

Deno ships as a single executable with no dependencies. You can use the following command in an Ubuntu system and install Deno.

curl -fsSL https://deno.land/x/install/install.sh | sh
######################################################################## 100.0%##O=#  #                                                                      
Archive:  /home/subash/.deno/bin/deno.zip
  inflating: deno                    
Deno was installed successfully to /home/subash/.deno/bin/deno
Manually add the directory to your $HOME/.bash_profile (or similar)
  export DENO_INSTALL="/home/subash/.deno"
  export PATH="$DENO_INSTALL/bin:$PATH"
Run '/home/subash/.deno/bin/deno --help' to get started

You might have to run these commands from the above output to set environment variables for Deno to work.

export DENO_INSTALL="/home/subash/.deno"
export PATH="$DENO_INSTALL/bin:$PATH"

To validate your installation, you can run deno –version

> deno --version
deno 1.0.1
v8 8.4.300
typescript 3.9.2

You can also see the v8 and typescript engines’ information being displayed!

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