Installing OR-Tools for .Net from Binary on Linux

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 Introduction

This guide explains how to install OR-Tools for .Net on Linux.

Although these instructions might also work on other Linux variants, we have only tested them on machines meeting the following requirements:

  • Alpine Edge 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Centos Stream 8 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Centos 7 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Debian 11 (bullseye) 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Debian 10 (buster) 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 36 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 35 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 34 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Fedora 33 64-bit (x86_64)
  • OpenSuse Leap 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 22.10 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 22.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS 64-bit (x86_64)

Prerequisites

The following sections describe the prerequisites for installing OR-Tools.

.Net Core SDK >= 3.1

Next, install the .Net Core SDK version 3.1 or higher. To do so, open a terminal window and enter:

Alpine

apk add dotnet6-sdk
    

ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-alpine

Centos

sudo dnf install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-rhel#supported-distributions

Centos

sudo rpm -Uvh https://packages.microsoft.com/config/centos/7/packages-microsoft-prod.rpm
sudo yum install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-centos#centos-7

Debian

Before you install .NET, run the following commands to add the Microsoft package signing key to your list of trusted keys and add the package repository.

wget https://packages.microsoft.com/config/debian/11/packages-microsoft-prod.deb -O packages-microsoft-prod.deb
dpkg -i packages-microsoft-prod.deb
rm packages-microsoft-prod.deb
sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-debian

Debian

Before you install .NET, run the following commands to add the Microsoft package signing key to your list of trusted keys and add the package repository.

wget https://packages.microsoft.com/config/debian/10/packages-microsoft-prod.deb -O packages-microsoft-prod.deb
dpkg -i packages-microsoft-prod.deb
rm packages-microsoft-prod.deb
sudo apt update
sudo apt install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-debian

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-fedora

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-fedora

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-fedora

Fedora

sudo dnf install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-fedora

OpenSUSE

Before you install .NET, run the following commands to add the Microsoft package signing key to your list of trusted keys and add the package repository.

sudo zypper install libicu
sudo rpm --import https://packages.microsoft.com/keys/microsoft.asc
wget https://packages.microsoft.com/config/opensuse/15/prod.repo
sudo mv prod.repo /etc/zypp/repos.d/microsoft-prod.repo
sudo chown root:root /etc/zypp/repos.d/microsoft-prod.repo

Then you can install the .Net SDK using the following command:

sudo zypper install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-opensuse

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-ubuntu

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-ubuntu

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-ubuntu

Ubuntu

sudo apt install -y dotnet-sdk-6.0
ref: https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/core/install/linux-ubuntu

Installing OR-Tools

Take the following steps to install the OR-Tools library for .Net:

Download and extract the binary distribution for your system:

Validate your installation

To test your .Net installations, open a terminal window and navigate to the directory where you unpacked the binary distribution. Then enter the following command:

make test

This runs a selection of examples for OR-Tools. If all the examples run successfully, you are ready to get started with OR-Tools.