New version is based on Python. Apparently Linux admins prefer Python.
Or just use PowerShell (core :)
Azure CLI 2.0 | Azure Friday | Channel 9
"Azure CLI 2.0 is optimized for managing and administering Azure resources from the command line, and for building automation scripts that work against the Azure Resource Manager."
Azure Command Line 2.0 now generally available | Blog | Microsoft Azure
Exploring the new DevOps - Azure Command Line Interface 2.0 (CLI) - Scott Hanselman
Install the Azure CLI 2.0 | Microsoft Docs
Azure/azure-cli: Command-line tools for Azure. @ GitHub