Chapter 1. Availability

Red Hat provides a distribution of .NET that enables developers to create applications using the C#, Visual Basic, and F# languages and then deploy them on Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL), Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform, or other platforms. A no-cost Red Hat Enterprise Linux Developer Subscription is available, including a full suite of tools for container development.

  • For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7, .NET 5.0 is available as the RPM rh-dotnet50 in the following repositories:

    • RHEL 7 Server: rhel-7-server-dotnet-rpms
    • RHEL 7 Workstation: rhel-7-workstation-dotnet-rpms
    • RHEL 7 HPC: rhel-7-hpc-node-dotnet-rpms

    Full instructions for installing .NET 5.0 on RHEL 7 are available in the Getting started with .NET on RHEL 7 guide.

  • For Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8, .NET 5.0 is available as the RPM dotnet-sdk-5.0 in the AppStream repositories. The AppStream repositories are enabled by default in RHEL 8.

    Full instructions for installing .NET 5.0 on RHEL 8 are available in the Getting started with .NET on RHEL 8 guide.