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jq is like sed for JSON data - you can use it to slice and filter and map and transform structured data with the same ease that sed, awk, grep and friends let you play with text.
Connect to your slot through SSH
Download the binary
wget -P ~/bin https://github.com/stedolan/jq/releases/download/jq-1.6/jq-linux64
Make it executable
chmod +x ~/bin/jq-linux64
Add an alias so you can call it using
(Optional) Add ~/bin to your PATH so that you can run binaries in ~/bin without specifying the path. Ignore this step if you have performed it for a different program.
echo "PATH=\$HOME/bin:\$PATH" >> ~/.bashrc && source ~/.bashrc
You can now run
jq if the optional step is completed) to use the program.