Install PowerShell on Ubuntu

As part of my DevOps process, I needed to create some DNS records on my Windows DNS server. In order to script this out, I needed to install PowerShell on my Jenkins server which is running Ubuntu 18.04.

Install on Ubuntu 16.04

Ubuntu 16.04 - Repo

wget -q https://packages.microsoft.com/config/ubuntu/16.04/packages-microsoft-prod.deb sudo dpkg -i packages-microsoft-prod.deb sudo apt-get update -y sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo apt-get install powershell -y

Ubuntu 16.04 - Direct

wget https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.2.3/powershell_6.2.3-1.ubuntu.16.04_amd64.deb sudo apt-get install -f

Install on Ubuntu 18.04

Ubuntu 18.04 - Repo

wget -q https://packages.microsoft.com/config/ubuntu/18.04/packages-microsoft-prod.deb sudo dpkg -i packages-microsoft-prod.deb sudo apt update -y sudo add-apt-repository universe sudo apt install powershell -y

Ubuntu 18.04 - Direct

wget https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/download/v6.2.3/powershell_6.2.3-1.ubuntu.18.04_amd64.deb sudo apt install -f

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