PowerShell Core 6.0: Generally Available (GA) and Supported

It’s like a Christmas present! Wow! PowerShell Core 6.0: Generally Available (GA) and Supported!

Congratulations to the PowerShell team and the PowerShell community who work hard to hit this milestone!

Yes, PowerShell Core 6.0 is *cross-platform* and it also means that
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Microsoft ❤ Linux, we know that.
I hope that we see in the near future that Linux ❤ Microsoft and its community embraces this new #pwsh shell after realizing it’s not just another shell.

The above blog post announcing the release is a very good starting point and answers many questions.

I started to get binaries from https://github.com/PowerShell/PowerShell/releases/tag/v6.0.0. There are SHA256 hashes at the end of the page as well as release notes.
This link https://aka.ms/getps6-windows shows how to install it on Windows. This one is for Linux.

The main documentation is available at https://aka.ms/pscore6-docs

If you just do the following…

… you may notice that’s a big difference with “Windows PowerShell”.

Reading these pages is highly recommended:

I’ve followed the guidance about contributing and I’ve already opened an issue about digital signature of the content of zip and msi packages.

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