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How to Install PowerShell on ubuntu 20.04 LTS

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PowerShell is used to automate the task configuration management system from Microsoft, comprising of an order line shell and the related prearranging language, it was made open-source and cross-stage on 18 August 2016 with the presentation of PowerShell Core.[5] The previous is based on the .NET Framework, the last on .NET Core.

In this post, We will install PowerShell on ubuntu 20.04 LTS

Step 1: Download the Repository


You need to add powershell repository for this, You need to donwoad .deb packages by using the following command.

$ wget -q$(lsb_release -rs)/packages-microsoft-prod.deb -O packages-microsoft-prod.deb


Step 2: Add the PowerShell Repository 


You need to execute the following command to add the required repository.

$ sudo dpkg -i packages-microsoft-prod.deb


Step 3: Install PowerShell


We are ready to install Powershell package on ubuntu but before that we need to update the current ubuntu repository by using the given command.

$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install powershell -y


Step 4: Get Powershell 


You need to execute the pwsh command on your terminal to get access on powershell, Execute the command like this.

$ pwsh


Step 5: Verify the Powershell Version


To get powershell version, You need to execute the following command.


if everything is okay, So then you will get the sample output like this.


Step 6: To Uninstall Powershell


If you required to uninstall the installed Powershell packages from your ubuntu machine, So then you can use the given command.

$ sudo apt-get remove powershell -y 



In this post, We have Installed Powershell on ubuntu 20.04 LTS server, Still you have any question, Please leave a comment.

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