Bug 58498 - .NET Core detection on Linux
Summary: .NET Core detection on Linux
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Xamarin Studio
Classification: Desktop
Component: .NET Core support ()
Version: 7.0 (VSforMac)
Hardware: PC Linux
: Normal normal
Target Milestone: Future Cycle (TBD)
Assignee: Matt Ward
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Reported: 2017-07-31 10:55 UTC by Matt Ward
Modified: 2017-07-31 10:55 UTC (History)
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Description Matt Ward 2017-07-31 10:55:48 UTC
The .NET Core sdk and runtime detection needs improving for Linux. Currently just the one location is checked /usr/share/dotnet on Linux.

Whilst this works for Ubuntu it does not work for other Linux distributions. Debian for example:

https://www.microsoft.com/net/core#linuxdebian

Uses: /opt/dotnet/dotnet
With a symlink of the above directory to: /usr/local/bin