User Jeremy Morgan shows us how to install Golang on your FreeBSD operating system. Golang, originating from Google, is an open source compiled programming language designed to build simple, efficient, and reliable software. See the link for the full set of instructions

So if you want to develop Go in FreeBSD, you can certainly use pkg to automatically install binaries. But I like to do it manually. My reasons are simple, I like to have the latest and greatest version of Go the instant it’s released, and I like to have manual control over the versions, even install multiple versions sometimes.

Here’s how I do it on FreeBSD.

So let’s first go to the Golang download page:

How to install Golang in FreeBSD in 5 minutes: