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Go is an expressive, concurrent, garbage-collected language. There is no relation with Goo and Go!.

1. Prepare: on a standard linux machine, add the following lines to .bashrc
export GOROOT=/prog3/go
export GOOS=linux
export GOARCH=386
export GOBIN=/bin
Possibly get some tools:
sudo apt-get install bison gcc libc6-dev ed
2. Install
sudo apt-get install mercurial
hg clone -r release 
3. Compile
cd /src
4. Test write a file hello.go
package main
import "fmt"
func main() { fmt.Printf("hello, world
") }
8g hello.go
8l hello.8


Simplicity, Clarity, Generality B.W. Kernighan, R. Pike, in "The Practice of Programming".