Visual Studio for Mac 2017 - Can't add MVC nuget packages


  • I've created a new project using the ASPNET Core template in Visual Studio for Mac. 

    I can run the default project fine, but when I add reference to "Microsoft.AspNetCore.Mvc" or any of the other MVC related packages, they fail to install under OSX :( I get "failure has occurred while downloading a type" during the HTTP GET for most of the nuget packages when the restore happens ( for example).

    Wednesday, November 23, 2016 8:29 PM

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  • Hi Jayme Edwards,

    Welcome to the MSDN forum.

    Refer to your description, I tried to reproduce this issue on my local and I found most of those packages cannot be downloaded and install, only little packages work fine, please have a look at the following:

    I have reported this issue to the VS project Team, please check the following screenshot, then we need to waiting for the feedback from the VS product team engineers, sorry for this inconvenience and thank you for your understanding.

    Best regards,


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    Monday, November 28, 2016 6:22 AM