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Install jq on Amazon Linux 2

May 17, 2022 · 1 min read · Post a comment
Install jq on Amazon Linux 2

JQ one of my favorite lightweight and minimalistic JSON parser processor. When it comes playing with JSON outputs, and re-structuring JSON things, jq can make your impossible - possible. Let’s see how to install JQ on Amazon Linux 2.

Prerequisites

  • Amazon Linux 2
  • sudo access

Install Jq on Amazon Linux 2

Step 1. As usual, update the system packages.

sudo yum update

Step 2. Install jq.

sudo yum install jq

Step 3. Verify the installation.

jq --version

Output:

jq-1.5

Conclusion

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