Woof.DataProtection.Linux 7.0.0

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dotnet add package Woof.DataProtection.Linux --version 7.0.0
NuGet\Install-Package Woof.DataProtection.Linux -Version 7.0.0
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<PackageReference Include="Woof.DataProtection.Linux" Version="7.0.0" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Woof.DataProtection.Linux --version 7.0.0
#r "nuget: Woof.DataProtection.Linux, 7.0.0"
#r directive can be used in F# Interactive and Polyglot Notebooks. Copy this into the interactive tool or source code of the script to reference the package.
// Install Woof.DataProtection.Linux as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Woof.DataProtection.Linux&version=7.0.0

// Install Woof.DataProtection.Linux as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Woof.DataProtection.Linux&version=7.0.0


A part of the Woof Tookit by CodeDog.

Distributed under MIT License. (c)2022 by CodeDog, All rights reserved.


Provides the data protection API for Linux applications.


See Woof.DataProtection documentation.

Linux specific:

  • LocalMachine key directory: /etc/dotnet/dpapi
  • CurrentUser key directory: ~/.net/dpapi

CAUTION! Using DataProtectionScope.LocalMachine requires root permissions.

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Woof Toolkit is a work in progress in constant development, however it's carefully maintained with production code quality.

PLEASE report all issues on GitHub!

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.NET net7.0 is compatible.  net7.0-android was computed.  net7.0-ios was computed.  net7.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net7.0-macos was computed.  net7.0-tvos was computed.  net7.0-windows was computed.  net8.0 was computed.  net8.0-android was computed.  net8.0-browser was computed.  net8.0-ios was computed.  net8.0-maccatalyst was computed.  net8.0-macos was computed.  net8.0-tvos was computed.  net8.0-windows was computed. 
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7.0.0 158 8/6/2023
6.2.0 224 2/20/2022

.NET7 target.