[Gtk-sharp-list] Developing with Monodevelop, running at Windows

Brad Langhorst brad at langhorst.com
Mon Nov 10 13:42:45 EST 2008

On Thu, 2008-11-06 at 05:12 -0800, edows wrote:
> Hi!
> I'm learning C# and GTK# using Monodevelop at Debian and I'd like to run my
> own little GTK# applications at Windows (Unfortunately, using GNU/Linux OS
> is not as frequent as we would like).
> I'd searched at forum posts and I found similar problems, but the replies
> I'd read didn't help me, so I don't have another way than posting, sorry...
> I'd already tried to install GTK 2.0 packages from 
> http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=74626&package_id=223067
> here  and to add the "bin" folder at GTK's installation path to the PATH
> environment variable. Obviously, it didn't work.
> I have also tried to run it typing "mono *applicationfilename*" on CMD
> console to ensure that I'm using Mono and not MS .NET Framework, but it
> returns this error:

You should only need to install the gtk# packages not the GTK ones.. and
you don't need to install mono if you don't want to since your app
should run on the .net runtime already present on most windows boxes.


> I don't want to try Windows Forms or running by emulation, I'm looking for
> something easy to share and run for normal users (or "dummies") :-P.
> I'll be waiting your replies. Thanks.
> P.D.: Sorry if there's something that you can't understand, I'm not a great
> English speaker ;-)

Your english is excellent - I'm a native speaker and didn't even notice
that you weren't until you added this disclaimer.

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