go1.17 on openSUSE Leap

Last updated: January 31,2023

1. Install go1.17 package

This guide covers the steps necessary to install go1.17 package:

sudo zypper refresh
sudo zypper install go1.17

2. Uninstall / Remove go1.17 package

This is a short guide on how to uninstall go1.17 package:

sudo zypper remove go1.17

3. Details of go1.17 package

Information for package go1.17:
Repository : Update repository with updates from SUSE Linux Enterprise 15
Name : go1.17
Version : 1.17.3-1.9.1
Arch : x86_64
Vendor : SUSE LLC
Support Level : Level 3
Installed Size : 630,9 MiB
Installed : No
Status : not installed
Source package : go1.17-1.17.3-1.9.1.src
Summary : A compiled, garbage-collected, concurrent programming language
Description :
Go is an expressive, concurrent, garbage collected systems programming language
that is type safe and memory safe. It has pointers but no pointer arithmetic.
Go has fast builds, clean syntax, garbage collection, methods for any type, and
run-time reflection. It feels like a dynamic language but has the speed and
safety of a static language.