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I just installed go to /usr/local/go, and in ~/.bashrc added this line:

export PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/go/bin

Now go works from the command line, but sudo go gives me:

$ sudo go
sudo: go: command not found
$ sudo echo $PATH
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Can you post the output of sudo echo $PATH – Manish Sinha Apr 2 '12 at 17:36

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sudo has env_keep and env_reset parameters in sudoers file:

You have to either edit your env_keep setting or use sudo -E

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Just press Ctrl+Alt+T on your keyboard to open Terminal. When it opens, run the command below.

sudo ln -s /usr/local/go/bin/go /usr/bin/go
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Edit the file /etc/sudoers. Add the desired paths to the following line:

Defaults secure_path = /sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin


Defaults secure_path = /sbin:/bin:/usr/sbin:/usr/bin:/usr/local/sbin:/usr/local/bin

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