Installing .NET 5 RC 1 on Pop! OS (or any other Ubuntu 20.04-based OS)

Download the binaries

curl https://dotnetcli.blob.core.windows.net/dotnet/release/install-preview/5.0.0-rc.1/dotnet-5.0.0-rc.1-deb.tar.gz -o ~/Downloads/dotnet-5.0.0-rc.1-deb.tar.gz

Extract

mkdir ~/Downloads/net5rc1 && tar xvf ~/Downloads/dotnet-5.0.0-rc.1-deb.tar.gz -C ~/Downloads/net5rc1

Install all .NET 5 packages

apt install -y ~/Downloads/net5rc1/dotnet_packages/*

Confirm

dotnet --list-sdks

🎉 Success! 🎉

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Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store