We gonna install terraform on ubuntu 18.04 and test it functional working in just 5 mins.
What is terraform ?
Terraform is an IaaC (Infrastructure as code) tool which allows you to easily manage cloud resources in a versioned manner. we mostly use Terraform to build, change, and version infrastructure deployed on popular service providers.
Step-1: Install necessary packages to download and unzip package
sudo apt-get install wget unzip
Step-2: Download terraform (0.12.2).zip
sudo wget https://releases.hashicorp.com/terraform/0.12.2/terraform_0.12.2_linux_amd64.zip
Step-3: Unzip and make it runnable
Here we unzip it into /usr/local/bin or /bin/ to make it executable from any where
sudo unzip ./ terraform_0.12.2_linux_amd64.zip –d /usr/local/bin
Step-4: Check terraform using command line