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Install Erlang

Shaukat Mahmood Ahmad Shaukat Mahmood Ahmad Follow Mar 10, 2019 · 1 min read
Install Erlang
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Erlang is a general-purpose, concurrent, functional programming language. Erlang is best suited to design distributed, fault-tolerant, soft real-time ,highly available and Hot swapable software systems.

Install Erlang

This article will explain how to install Erlang on differnt platformms.

Mac OS X

On MacOS OSX we can install Erlang using Homebrew or MacPorts.

Homebrew

Launch terminal and run following command to install erlang, please make sure you have Homebrew insatlled before running this command.

$ brew install erlang

MacPorts

Launch terminal and run following command to install erlang using MacPorts, please make sure you have MacPorts insatlled before running this command.

$ port install erlang

Ubuntu and Debian

On Ubunutu and other Debian linux OS you can install erlang using apt package manager. To install erlang run following commands from shell.

  1. Update apt repository.
sudo apt-get update
  1. Install erlang.
$ sudo apt-get install erlang

Fedora

To install erlang on Fedora using Yum package manager, run following command from shell.

$ yum install erlang

FreeBSD

To install erlang on FreeBSD using pkg package management tool, run following command from shell.

$ pkg install erlang
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Hi, I am Shaukat Mahmood Ahmad, the author of SMA's blog and CTO / Co Founder at wizlinx.com