Installing a Mosquitto server on Linux

Now, we will learn the necessary steps to install a Mosquitto server on the most popular operating systems: Linux, macOS, and Windows.

It is extremely important to work with the latest available Mosquitto versions to make sure that many security vulnerabilities discovered in previous versions are addressed. For example, Mosquitto 1.4.15 addressed two important security vulnerabilities that affected versions 1.0 to 1.4.14 inclusive.

First, we will start with Linux; specifically, we will work with Ubuntu Linux. If you want to work with a different Linux distribution, you can find details about the installation procedure in the Mosquitto downloads section: http://mosquitto.org/download.

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