First Look Of PowerShell On Linux

PowerShell is now available on Linux and Open Source.

Since last one year I have been doing regular batches on PowerShell.  So moment this announcement came I thought of trying hands on it. So here are few baby steps into PowerShell on Ubuntu 14.04 VM.

Step 1 – Downloaded Package

Ubuntu PowerShell - 0

Step 2 – Installed Dependencies

sudo apt-get install libunwind8 libicu52

Ubuntu PowerShell - 1

Step 3 – Installed PowerShell Package

sudo dpkg -i powershell_6.0.0-alpha.9-1ubuntu1.14.04.1_amd64.deb

Ubuntu PowerShell - 2

Ubuntu PowerShell - 3

Step 4 – Launched/Entered into PowerShell Console

type Powershell at terminal

type $PSHome

type $PSVersionTable

Ubuntu PowerShell - 4

Step 5 – Run PowerShell Commands


Ubuntu PowerShell - 5


Ubuntu PowerShell - 6




Ubuntu PowerShell - 7


Ubuntu PowerShell - 8

Get-Command | Measure-Object

Ubuntu PowerShell - 9


Ubuntu PowerShell - 10


Ubuntu PowerShell - 11

Additional Reading

PowerShell Team Blog

PowerShell Team Celebration Video

PowerShell Magazine

PowerShell on Linux Installation Instructions

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