Install latest .NET Core runtime on Ubuntu


I see the installation instructions for the .NET Core SDK for Ubuntu 16.04. Upgrading this seems a bit tricky as it involves a custom removal script. The download section also has a .deb file for the runtime only, with no further instructions. Then, “apt-cache search dotnet” finds a number of packages after adding the package source.

Now, what would I do to install the latest .NET Core runtime through a package manager (i. e. not downloading packages from other URLs)? Is there something as “apt install dotnet”? I don’t need the SDK part, I’m going to use Visual Studio on my Windows machine for that and only play around with running stuff on the Linux machine.


I believe that to install just the .Net Core 1.1.0 runtime, you can use sudo apt-get install

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