These steps worked and took fewer than 30-minutes.

  • Turn on Hyper-V in Windows features.
  • Create a new Virtual Machine (VM).
  • Create a new Virtual Switch.
  • Connect the VM to the Virtual Switch.
  • Connect the Ubuntu 16 ISO to the VM.
  • Start the VM. Choose to install Ubuntu.
  • Stop the VM. Disconnect the ISO. Restart.
  • We now have Ubuntu on the Internet.
  • Open a terminal (Ctrl + Alt + T).
  • Install .NET Core.
  • dotnet new a new project.

Next steps:

  • Install Git.
  • Clone and run an existing project.
  • Install VS Code.