Saturday, April 4, 2015

Install latest version of Mono and MonoDevelop on Raspberry Pi/Raspbian

My previous post show Install Mono/MonoDevelop on Raspberry Pi/Raspbian using the default package repository. The installed version will be mono 3.2.8 and monodevelop Alternatively, we can update the package repository on the system to install with latest release: mono 3.12.1 and monodevelop 5.7.0 currently.

The page and provide instructions to install MonoDevelop and Mono on Linux, include Debian. We can follow the steps to install on Raspberry Pi/Raspbian.

My steps is summrized here:
sudo apt-key adv --keyserver --recv-keys 3FA7E0328081BFF6A14DA29AA6A19B38D3D831EF

echo "deb wheezy main" | sudo tee /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list

echo "deb wheezy-apache24-compat main" | sudo tee -a /etc/apt/sources.list.d/mono-xamarin.list

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade

sudo apt-get install mono-devel
sudo apt-get install mono-complete
sudo apt-get install referenceassemblies-pcl

sudo apt-get install monodevelop
sudo apt-get install monodevelop-nunit
sudo apt-get install monodevelop-versioncontrol
sudo apt-get install monodevelop-database

The videos show how to, on Raspberry Pi 2/Raspbian:

Here how it run remotely via ssh:

and via xrdp on Raspberry Pi and remmina on Ubuntu Linux:

- Solve MonoDevelop error: cannot execute "...". File name hase not been set.


Randeep Chaudhary said...

Thanks dear

OOBE said...


But on my raspberry pi version-control not working.
I had to manualy download and install newer libs.
I'm windows not linux guy so I don't know is that mess sth up.
How do you think?


sudo dpkg -i libgpg-error0_1.25-2_armhf.deb
sudo dpkg -i libgpg-error-dev_1.25-2_armhf.deb
sudo dpkg -i libgcrypt11_1.5.0-5+deb7u4_armhf.deb
sudo dpkg -i libgcrypt11-dev_1.5.0-5+deb7u4_armhf.deb

sudo apt-get install monodevelop-versioncontrol

Shalini Pai said...

Hello, I have been working on Pi 3 with Windows 10 IoT Core so far and I'm new to Pi Zero.. Does Mono Develop work on Pi Zero ?