This documentation provides step-by-step instructions on installing the .NET Core Hosting Bundle from the command line and specifically focuses on waiting for the silent installation of ASP.NET Core 6.0 Runtime.


Before proceeding, ensure that you have the following prerequisites:

  • A compatible operating system (Windows, Linux, macOS)
  • Administrative privileges (for Windows installation)
  • Command-line interface (CMD, PowerShell, or terminal)

Step 1: Download the .NET Core Hosting Bundle

Visit the official .NET download page ( and locate the .NET Core Hosting Bundle for your operating system.

For Windows, you can download the installer executable

Step 2: Open Command Line Interface

Open your preferred command-line interface with administrative privileges.

For Windows (PowerShell or Command Prompt):

# Right-click and run as administrator for PowerShell
# OR
# Run as administrator for Command Prompt

For Linux or macOS:

Open a terminal.

Step 3: Navigate to Downloaded Directory

Navigate to the directory where you downloaded the .NET Core Hosting Bundle installer.
cd path/to/downloaded/directory

Step 4: Install .NET Core Hosting Bundle

Execute the installer with the appropriate command for your operating system.

For Windows:

# Silent installation with wait
Start-Process -Wait -FilePath "dotnet-hosting-6.x.x-win.exe" -ArgumentList "/quiet /norestart"

For Linux or macOS:

# Silent installation with wait
sudo ./dotnet-hosting-6.x.x-linux-x64.tar.gz

Step 5: Verify Installation

After installation, verify that ASP.NET Core 6.0 Runtime is correctly installed.

# Check ASP.NET Core version
dotnet --list-runtimes

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