Microsoft PowerShell Core now available as a Snap package

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Microsoft PowerShell Core now available as a Snap package

Microsoft announced the release of PowerShell Core as a Snap package. Microsoft has made PowerShell Core available to the Ubuntu Snap Store as a Snap application.
PowerShell Core is a cross-platform version of Windows PowerShell that is already available for Windows, macOS, and Linux OS and has been designed for sysadmins who manage assets in hybrid clouds and heterogeneous environments.

Snap is a universal Linux packaging system, built by Canonical for the Ubuntu operating system, which makes an application compatible for all major Linux distributions without requiring any modification.

Snap packages can be installed without giving the publisher root access to the host and updates happen automatically. They also include the delta of changes. between updates.

Snap packages can be installed without giving the publisher root access to the host and updates happen automatically. They also include the delta of changes. between updates.

How to Install PowerShell Core on Linux:

To install Microsoft PowerShell Core as a snap package on a Linux-based OS, you first need to install snapd and then run the following command “snap install powershell –classic” Once installed, open a terminal and run the command pwsh.

Alternatively, you can directly head on to this web page, and install PowerShell Core snap app on your system.

 

 


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