Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft's .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime.

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How is Mono magical?

I'm learning C#, so I made a little C# program that says Hello, World!, then compiled it with mono-csc and ran it with mono: $ mono-csc Hello.cs $ mono Hello.exe Hello, World! I noticed that when I ...
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Linux adoption path for a .NET developer [closed]

I am a .NET C# programmer, I love the .NET stack. I have tried Linux several times but every time I got put off as I could not do anything on it .. (like program for it or on it). Ever since Mono was ...
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What IDE do you use for Mono development on KDE?

Currently I don't have a Linux installation with a GUI. All are running text mode. When I do, I usually use KDE. On Windows I am a .NET developer and I haven't done any Mono development, yet. I heard ...
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Has anyone got any performance numbers comparing IIS and .NET to Cherokee and Mono?

I am setting up a development server and want to set it up to serve ASP.NET pages using Mono. I am planning on using Cherokee and Mono (http://www.cherokee-project.com/doc/cookbook_mono.html) and ...
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FastCGI library for C#/Mono

I'd like to write a couple of fastcgi applications in c#. I know that Mono can run ASP.NET on fastcgi enabled web servers, but that is not what I need. Is there any FastCGI library working for ...
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How to set bash to run *.exe with mono?

Without any DE or even X, I want to use ./my.exe to run mono my.exe, like it works with python scripts.
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Can I work with Sql Server, Office and C# using Linux?

I want to start working with linux, and I know I should work in that regularly to improve myself. I work with sql server, office, c# at the company. can I install and do my tasks in linux (i.e. red ...
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Why is mono-complete completely outdated on all versions of Debian?

The current stable Debian 7/Wheezy is running on my server. With apt-get the latest mono version I can get is 2.10 which is three years old. I looked up the mono-complete package and even on unstable ...
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How to install Mono in AIX?

I don't have root access to an AIX 5.2 machine and want to run Mono programs in it.
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How to Open Visual Studio 2013 Solution in MonoDevelop

My Toshiba Laptop had started running slow recently and, quite frankly, I was tired of Windows 8, so I created a USB of the most recent version of Linux Mint and installed it, moving all my needed ...
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Stop a task based on output

I have a task that runs written in Mono, however sometimes (randomly) the Mono runtime will hang after the task is complete and just print: _wapi_handle_ref: Attempting to ref unused handle 0x2828 ...
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Why do Mono applications only start from their own directory?

If I want to run the application monodevelop, I need to chdir to /usr/lib/monodevelop/Bin and then execute ./MonoDevelop.exe. This is the same for all other Mono applications such as banshee, tomboy, ...
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How do I install mono's System.Windows.Forms on Ubuntu?

I haven't found any concise explanation of this.
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Mono book recommendations [closed]

Does anyone know if there are any upcoming book releases for Mono/GTK#? The only book I could find on Amazon with a decent rating is over 6 years old.
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How to run mod_mono on Debian Jessie (package libapache2-mod-mono missing)?

I would like to run an ASP.net MVC application that requires Mono 4 on Debian Jessie, but Jessie is missing the required package "libapache2-mod-mono" [1]. On [2] I found that the package was removed ...
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Why is Mono 3.x available specifically for OpenSuse and not other Linux (like Ubuntu)

The Mono download page has a download for OpenSuse but not any other version of Linux. Why is that, is OpenSuse better suited for Mono for some reason than say Ubuntu? We're developing on Macs using ...
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Enable .Net 4 Mono on OpenSuse

I have an OpenSuse Linux server and want to run an ASP.net web project. I have installed the apache2 module mod-mono, but when I try to access the ASP web pages it looks as if it is attempting to use ...
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Creating a .sh wrapper in my debian package

I'm trying to build a debian package for a program that uses mono. My make install target currently puts all of my binaries /usr/local/lib/mypackage, then creates a tiny executable script in ...
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How to permanently remove all Mono related package (libs, apps, etc.)

I'm a Ubuntu newbie. In my opinion Mono is a patent trap and I do not want my distribution of choice to be tainted by anything Mono or any application that requires Mono. So I would welcome your ...
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Monodevelop doesn't run the project. When I try to run nothing happens

I've been trying to get Monodevelop up and running for almost a week now, first on my redhat and now on my fedora. The debugger doesn't work, when trying to debug I get this error: I tried ...
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Install mono and Monodevelop on a new Redhat 6.5 Workstation

Does anyone know how to install Mono and MonoDevelop on a Redhat 6.5 Workstation? I've tried a number of different things but nothing has worked. I tried using git and building with make from the ...
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cp launched from code results in cannot stat '/tmp/somedir' works in shell

I'm working on making some scripts more elegant by implementing them in a real x application etc... At some point in the scripts we basically want to take everything from a mounted removable storage ...
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Applications that run on Mono in Ubuntu

I think Mono, and the C# language, are a great, nay, fantastic project. My question is: how prevalent is Mono in Ubuntu? How much of a penetration is it getting, and what applications run on it?
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Mediastream goes defunct

I am running my donnet framework based application using mono in Linux Ubuntu. My application uses linphone's mediastream command to open the RTP socket and hook the audio device. I am using the ...
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Resolv.conf modification breaks DNS [closed]

This is an odd one but I seem to be unable to solve it. I'm creating a visual user interface to modify internet settings on Debian Wheezy (and other debian versions/derivatives that are incidentally ...
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Nano syntax highlighting for C# and/or ASP. Net

Has anyone got (or can point in the direction of) a nanorc file that contains syntax highlighting for C# and/or ASP.Net?
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How to install wine with .NET framework instead of mono?

I am using fedora 23 and I want to install .NET framework 4 in wine. based on here, I have to remove mono first. But when I run the following command I receive unsuccessful result. $ wine ...
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How to upgrade to “Mono v3” on openSuse 12.2

I have mono 2.10.9 installed on a VM with openSuse version 12.2. I'm trying to find a distribution for the latest v3 Release of Mono which I can use to upgrade the version of mono that I have ...
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apache virtualhost using mono-apache-server2 not mono-apache-server4

I know I'm running mono-apache-server4 but when I launch the site mono-apache-server2 is responding. Why is my site not using 4.0? See htop: This is what I did: Installed Debian Wheezy along ...
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How to install mod_mono on Linux Mint?

I'm a linux newbie trying to install mod_mono on Linux Mint Maya/Cinnamon. I can't seem to find any tutorials or anything on how to do this. So far, XSP and MonoDevelop seem to be working. I created ...
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Generating a Linux executable with Mono with mkbundle

A C# file in mono can be compiled using gmcs command. This will create a hello.exe file. $ gmcs hello.cs $ ls hello.cs hello.exe $ ./hello.exe Hello from Mono! To generate a linux executable, I ...
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How to upgrade mono on openSuse

I have a virtual machine running of openSuse 11.2 that has mono 2.6.4, I use this VM as a test server to test asp.net applications under Apache mod_mono. I wanted to upgrade (in the same virtual ...
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Mono/ASPvNext Distro?

Is there a preconfigured linux distro for running mono applications on linux? I am new to linux, and all of the configuration is a bit intimidating. I would like to have a "clean working" environment ...
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How to install Mono v3+ in Ubuntu?

How can I install the latest release of Mono in Ubuntu Saucy? In order to develop in a free OS, I need to setup Mono (that now supports .NET 4.5). This is what I did: Download and uncompress ...
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Install apache2-mod-mono-2.10

I am trying to install mod-mono for apache so that I can run C# asp.net websites from my server. The project I have is a .net 4 project. When I go into yast and select apache2-mod-mono for install ...
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Can I install Paint.Net on linux using mono?

I tried downloading and running the Paint.NET installer under mono and got: Cannot open assembly 'Paint.NET.3.5.8.Install.exe': File does not contain a valid CIL image. Can this be installed ...
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How to restart mono web application without restarting apache?

Is there any way to restart ONE web application in mono without having to restart Apache? Currently i'm doing a sudo service apache2 restart everytime I deploy my .NET web application to mono. But it ...
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Why do I get Hash Sum mismatch error when trying to install mono on debian

I am following the mono installation tutorial. First I add repo to list, then I import key and finally I try to update the repos. On last step I get error: W: Failed to fetch ...
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how to install monodevelop with d language add-in on Mint 12

I installed monodevelop from the repositories because I want to try the mono-D plugin, but when I go to the Gallery in Add-in Manager, it says "No add-ins found" I tried adding ...
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Adding openSuSe mono repository?

Question: I want to install mono3 from here: http://download.mono-project.com/archive/3.0.3/linux/x64/ How can I add this link to the appropriate OpenSuse package installation program ? I tried ...
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How soon do new releases get packaged into Debian Testing?

Mono 3.0 has been released yesterday. I am really excited by this release and am curious to know when this will be available in Debian testing (Wheezy). Is there a standard timeline set by Debian ...
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How to get mono-apache-server4 on debian

I installed mod-mono on debian via apt-get install mono-apache-server2... But when i do apt-get install mono-apache-server4 it gives me: E: Unable to locate package mono-apache-server4 Anyone ...
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Enable running mono apps by double-clicking on the .exe file

I always wondered if running Mono apps will ever be available for Linux by just double clicking on the .exe. Now, in order to have a launcher on GNOME, the best way is to add a new bash file which ...
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Encountering issues when trying to host an ASP.NET Web Api on Debian using Mono and Nginx

I have a Web API that is using .NET 4.0 which I'm now trying to deploy on Debian. I've followed a few tutorials on how to do this, e.g. Running ASP.net Web API Services under Linux and OSx. $ ...
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Keepass2 and Google Sync Plugin

I've installed KeePass2 on my Debian 8, it works but I want to get the db synced with google drive, to have the access from windows machine also. I followed some posts on the GoogleSyncPlugin site, ...
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How to autorun a C# mono applications on Raspberry PI startup?

I have a Raspberry PI running Raspbian and I connect to it through RDP or SSH. And I have 2 applications in C# and I run them through mono. One is a WinForms app (GUI app, which cannot be launched ...
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Installing mono on open suse

I'm trying to install mono on my open suse linux. I downloaded the latest rpm packages from the mono page and tried to install the mono-core package with the --test attribute rpm -ivh --test ...
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Running Mono on CentOS 5 CLI

I have vps server (virtual private server) running on Linux CentOS 5 32 bit , I installed vncserver X-Windows , GNOME and KDE environment and I connect to the VNC server from vncviewer in my Windows 7 ...
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How do we do programmatically set LD_LIBRARY_PATH for an C# executable? [closed]

How do we do programmatically set LD_LIBRARY_PATH for this scenario? mono-service ./AudioRecorder.exe Where we are running on Ubuntu Linux 14.06 and AudioRecorder.exe is a C# .NET executable. ...
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Can I reduce the privileges level on mono's certificate machine store?

I am running NUnit tests on Ubuntu via mono. They require the certmgr tool to install certificates and keys that the tests utilize. The user cert/key I can install fine, but the tests fall over if the ...