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Microsoft .NET Core


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 6/22/2018.

.NET Core is a general purpose development platform maintained by Microsoft and the .NET community on GitHub. It is cross-platform, supporting Windows, macOS and Linux, and can be used in device, cloud, and embedded/IoT scenarios.

This package is required to run console applications with the .NET Core runtime (it is effectively an alias for the dotnetcore-runtime package). For running ASP.NET Core applications on IIS or IIS Express, install the dotnetcore-windowshosting package. For developing .NET Core applications, install the dotnetcore-sdk package.

To install Microsoft .NET Core, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco install dotnetcore --version 2.1.1

To upgrade Microsoft .NET Core, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:

C:\> choco upgrade dotnetcore --version 2.1.1


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Release Notes


.NET Core Release Notes


2.0.6: Initial package release for software version 2.0.6.

Version History

Version Downloads Last updated Status
Microsoft .NET Core 2.1.4 1594 Tuesday, September 11, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 2.1.3 1670 Tuesday, August 21, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 2.1.2 4511 Tuesday, July 10, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 2.1.1 951 Friday, June 22, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 2.1.0 1128 Wednesday, May 30, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 2.1.0-rc1 89 Tuesday, May 8, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 2.1.0-preview1-26216-03 136 Tuesday, March 20, 2018 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 2.0.9 45 Wednesday, July 11, 2018 approved
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