How to run .net core application in linux

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To run a .NET Core application in Linux, you can follow these steps:

  1. Install .NET Core SDK: Ensure that the .NET Core SDK is installed on your Linux machine. You can download and install it from the official .NET website (https://dotnet.microsoft.com/download). Refer to this post to Install .NET Core SDK using Command Line
  2. Build the Application: Navigate to the root directory of your .NET Core application using the terminal. Use the dotnet build command to build the application. This will compile the source code and generate the necessary binaries.
  3. Publish the Application: Run the dotnet publish command to publish the application. This command will create a self-contained executable file or a set of files that can be deployed and run on the target Linux machine.For example, to publish the application as a self-contained executable for Linux-x64 architecture, you can use the following command:objectivecCopy codedotnet publish -c Release -r linux-x64 --self-contained true
  4. Navigate to the Publish Output: Once the publishing process is complete, navigate to the output directory specified in the publish command. It typically resides under the bin/Release/netcoreapp<version>/<runtime>/publish directory.
  5. Run the Application: In the terminal, navigate to the publish output directory. Use the dotnet command followed by the name of the application DLL file to run the application. For example:Copy codedotnet YourAppName.dll Replace YourAppName.dll with the actual name of your application’s DLL file.
  6. Verify the Application: If all goes well, the .NET Core application should start running, and you should see the output or any other expected behavior based on your application’s code.

It’s important to note that the specific commands and steps may vary depending on your application’s requirements and dependencies. Make sure to consult the official .NET Core documentation or any additional documentation specific to your application if you encounter any issues or have specific deployment requirements.