The Microsoft .NET Framework is a development and execution environment that allows different programming languages & libraries to work together seamlessly to create Windows-based applications that are easier to build, manage, deploy, and integrate with other networked systems.
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Microsoft Open-Source Initiative:In order to support the open source community around .NET, Microsoft spawned the .NET Foundation. They have an organization portal on GitHub, where the source code of the .NET core libraries is being published under the MIT License.
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|Version||Description||Latest Rating||Latest Wine version tested||Test results||Comments|
|1.0||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 1.0 redistributable package (released 2002-01-05)||Gold||1.7.33||10||0|
|1.1||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 1.1 redistributable package (released 2003-04-24)||Gold||1.7.33||23||0|
|2.0||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 2.0 redistributable package (released 2005-11-07)||Platinum||1.9.19||46||0|
|3.0||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.0 redistributable package (released 2006-11-06)||Gold||1.9.19-staging||14||0|
|3.5||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 3.5 redistributable package (released 2007-11-19)||Gold||1.9.19-staging||27||1|
|4.0||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.0 redistributable package (released 2010-04-12)||Gold||2.2-staging||31||0|
|4.5||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.5 redistributable package (released 2012-08-15)||Gold||1.9.19||9||0|
|4.5.2||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.5.2 redistributable package (released 2014-05-05)||Gold||1.8-rc1||4||0|
|4.6||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.6 redistributable package (released 2015-07-20)||Silver||2.0-rc5||6||0|
|4.6.1||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.6.1 redistributable package (released 2015-11-30)||Gold||2.20||4||0|
|4.6.2||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.6 redistributable package (released 2016-08-02)||Gold||2.0-rc3||1||1|
|4.7||The Microsoft .NET Framework version 4.6 redistributable package (released 2017-04-05)||Bronze||2.8||1||0|
|.NET Framework Software Development Kit (SDK)||The Microsoft .NET Framework Software Development Kit (SDK) includes everything developers need to write, build, test, and deploy .NET Framework applications, documentation, samples, and command-line tools and compilers.|
Each .NET Framework version has a separate HOWTO section. Please read it first before filing bugs or test reports!
Never run wine as root (su, sudo)! Wine doesn't require to be run as root!
You will screw your WINEPREFIX and possibly other things up. If you have run Wine as root you need to:
Again: Just run wine as regular user and all should be fine.