In order to get the latest version of Redis, we will use apt to install it from the official Ubuntu repositories.
Update your local apt package cache and install Redis by typing:
$ sudo apt update $ sudo apt install redis-server
This will download and install Redis and its dependencies.
If on A regular Ubuntu distribution, change the configuration for the server to run as a service.
Open this file with your preferred text editor:
$ sudo nano /etc/redis/redis.conf
Change the following:
Change as below.
# sudo systemctl restart redis.service
On WSL ubuntu:
sudo /etc/init.d/redis-server restart
Start by checking that the Redis service is running:
$ sudo systemctl status redis
on WSL ubuntu
$ sudo /etc/init.d/redis-server status * redis-server is running
To test that Redis is functioning correctly, connect to the server using the command-line client:
In the prompt that follows, test connectivity with the ping command: