Overview

This guide shows how to install the Azure PowerShell on an Ubuntu OS. Azure PowerShell can be used for managing Azure resources.

 

Prerequisites

  • Ubuntu 18.04

 

Installation

01. Download the Microsoft repository to the current directory

wget -q https://packages.microsoft.com/config/ubuntu/18.04/packages-microsoft-prod.deb

 

02. Add the GPG keys

sudo dpkg -i packages-microsoft-prod.deb

 

03. Update the package repository to reflect the GPG keys

sudo apt-get update

 

04. Enable the universe repository

sudo add-apt-repository universe

 

05. Install PowerShell

sudo apt-get install -y powershell

 

06. Run PowerShell

pwsh

 

07. Install the PowerShell Module for the current user. And confirm installation by selected the preferred option.

Install-Module -Name Az -AllowClobber -Scope CurrentUser
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