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Install .NET Core 2.0 Runtime on Linux Ubuntu 16.04 - x64

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Register Microsoft key and feed

Before installing .NET, you'll need to register the Microsoft key, register the product repository, and install required dependencies. This only needs to be done once per machine.

Open a terminal and run the following commands:

Terminal
wget -q https://packages.microsoft.com/config/ubuntu/16.04/packages-microsoft-prod.deb
sudo dpkg -i packages-microsoft-prod.deb

Install the .NET Runtime

Update the products available for installation, then install the .NET Runtime.

In your terminal, run the following commands:

Terminal
sudo apt-get install apt-transport-https
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install dotnet-hosting-2.0.8

The previous command will install the .NET Core Runtime Bundle, which includes the .NET Core runtime and the ASP.NET Core runtime. To install just the .NET Core runtime, use the dotnet-runtime-2.0.7 package.

The 2.0.8 release only updated the ASP.NET Core Runtime and the Hosting Bundle, the .NET Core runtime package is still versioned as 2.0.7.

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