How to install Terraform on Ubuntu

This post explains how to install Terraform on Ubuntu.

Step 1: Update the system

sudo apt-get update

Step 2: Install required packages

sudo apt-get install -y gnupg software-properties-common curl

Step 3: Add the HashiCorp GPG key

curl -fsSL | sudo apt-key add -

Step 4: Add official HashiCorp Linux repository

sudo apt-add-repository "deb [arch=amd64] $(lsb_release -cs) main"

Step 5: Update to add the repository

sudo apt-get update

Step 6: Install the Terraform CLI.

sudo apt-get install terraform

Step 7: Verify installation with below command

terraform -help

You should see output similar to as shown below on successful installation.


Usage: terraform [global options]  [args]

The available commands for execution are listed below.
The primary workflow commands are given first, followed by
less common or more advanced commands.