The tools included in GitHub-hosted runners are updated weekly. For the latest list of included tools for each runner operating system, see the links below:
- Ubuntu 20.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 18.04 LTS
- Ubuntu 16.04 LTS
- Windows Server 2019
- Windows Server 2016
- MacOS 10.15
Note: The Ubuntu 20.04 virtual environment is currently provided as a preview only. The
ubuntu-latest YAML workflow label still uses the Ubuntu 18.04 virtual environment.
GitHub-hosted runners include the operating system's default built-in tools, in addition to the packages listed in the above references. For example, Ubuntu and macOS runners include
which, among other default tools.
If there is a tool that you'd like to request, please open an issue at actions/virtual-environments.