.NET Core is a cross-platform, open-source, and modular .NET platform for creating modern web apps, microservices, libraries and console applications.
As of 4/23/2017, the latest version of dotnet core for Linux is version 1.0.1.
Run following commands in a shell to install dotnet core in Linux 16.04 LTS.
ssudo sh -c 'echo "deb [arch=amd64] https://apt-mo.trafficmanager.net/repos/dotnet-release/ xenial main" > /etc/apt/sources.list.d/dotnetdev.list'
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver hkp://keyserver.ubuntu.com:80 --recv-keys 417A0893
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install dotnet-dev-1.0.1
Now check version of Dotnet core to verify installation is completed successfully.
If the installation is successful, you will see similar message in shell