Mar 24 2018

How to install Powershell Core on Ubuntu

To install Powershell Core on Ubuntu:

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curl https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc | sudo apt-key add -
curl https://packages.microsoft.com/config/ubuntu/16.04/prod.list | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/microsoft.list
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install -y powershell

To verify the installation completed successfully:

  1. Start Powershell by typing pwsh
  2. Type Get- and press TAB

If things went well you should see a lot of familiar CmdLets ready for use on your Linux server ;)