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Microsoft .NET Core


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 3/12/2019.

.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 2.2.3

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

C:\> choco upgrade dotnetcore --version 2.2.3


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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 3.0.0-rc1-19456-20 27 Tuesday, September 17, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 3.0.0-preview9-19423-09 16 Friday, September 13, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 3.0.0-preview8-28405-07 102 Wednesday, August 14, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 3.0.0-preview7-27912-14 74 Tuesday, July 23, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 3.0.0-preview6-27804-01 93 Wednesday, June 12, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 3.0.0-preview5-27626-15 110 Monday, May 6, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 3.0.0-preview4-27615-11 47 Friday, April 19, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 3.0.0-preview3-27503-5 87 Thursday, March 7, 2019 approved
Microsoft .NET Core 3.0.0-preview-27324-5 53 Friday, March 1, 2019 approved
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