Improve installation instructions for Go beginners

As a mentor at `` I have to explain again and again how to install `golint`. Being new to Go they don't know where `golint` is installed and how to get it to work if they get the error message: `command not found`.

Change-Id: I44b7bedefe3a8c167ac5f956fde28fed6f7616fa
GitHub-Last-Rev: 41b2d10ab53ac583fde853363077fafd8d9e44c6
GitHub-Pull-Request: golang/lint#445
Reviewed-by: Brad Fitzpatrick <>
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     go get -u
+To find out where `golint` was installed you can run `go list -f {{.Target}}`. For `golint` to be used globally add that directory to the `$PATH` environment setting.
 ## Usage
 Invoke `golint` with one or more filenames, directories, or packages named