How to install tfswitch on Ubuntu 20.04

How to install tfswitch on Ubuntu 20.04


The tfswitch command line tool lets you switch between different versions of terraform. If you do not have a particular version of terraform installed, tfswitch lets you download the version you desire.


  1. Download the latest current version 0.13.1218 from here
  2. Extract tfswitch into /usr/local/bin. This directory is used for locally installed software.
    sudo mv tfswitch /usr/local/bin
  3. Check version:
    tfswitch --version


Usage of the tool is simple. You just need to run the tfswitch command and select the required version of Terraform



  1. Terraform Switcher
  2. Introduction to tfswitch
  3. What is /usr/local/bin?