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How to install Windows PowerShell on Ubuntu

Microsoft released its GitHub PowerShell for Linux and Mac OS X, today you will learn how to download and install. Currently PowerShell is compatible with Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04, CentOS7, OS X 10.11 and via Docker, in addition to Windows, of course.

Microsoft made your GitHub PowerShell available For Linux and Mac OS X, today you will learn how to download and install. Currently PowerShell is compatible with Ubuntu 16.04 and 14.04, CentOS7, OS X 10.11 and via Docker, in addition to Windows, of course. Windows PowerShell on Ubuntu

PowerShell gives you access to the Windows command prompt through your Linux or Mac, it can be very useful for anyone who works with mixed environments. The commands you run on it are exactly the same as you would run on a Windows terminal, on a Windows Server, for example.

Also read: Linux Bash Reaches Windows

How to install PowerShell on Ubuntu?

PowerShell Cross Platform is available on GitHub, there you will find .deb, .rpm versions, Mac and Windows versions as well, besides the version Docker Officially supported Linux distributions include Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 16.04 and CentOS 7.

As a good .deb package, just download and double click, it will open with Program Center, or another associated application, such as gdebiThen just click the install button and enter your password.

Windows PowerShell Ubuntu

How to use PowerShell

Once installed, PowerShell will be available through your own Linux terminal, open your terminal and type:

powershell

After that you will be able to type Windows commands on your terminal through PowerShell. PowerShell Linux

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