[Mono-list] Some questions about the mono installer

Matthijs ter Woord (meddochat) meddochat@zonnet.nl
Tue, 17 Aug 2004 16:19:56 +0200

Hi Stephan,

When you want to aim at supporting 1 or to linux distro's (you named fedora
and suse) you can make distro specific installations on cd.
i think it should be very easy for fedora and suse because both are rpm
based iirc.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephan Eberle" <hawke@deltacity.org>
To: "Mono List" <mono-list@lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2004 3:44 PM
Subject: [Mono-list] Some questions about the mono installer

> Hi.
> I really want to start using mono and gtk# for my next commercial
> project (it's not big, but would be nice to have both Linux and Windows
> in the boat though)...
> Now the questions...
> 1) For end-users I have to include some kind of installer. For Windows
> this would be NSIS (Nullsoft Install System). Can I somehow include a
> mono-runtime installation with gtk for windows in my installation process?
> In other words: Can I install mono and gtk without the need for the user
> to start the setups by himself?
> 2) What's the best way to deploy mono and gtk# on a Linux box. Let's say
> SuSE or Fedora Core (2/3)? In an automated manner. I'm talking of
> end-users who are completly "new" to linux or computers at all. In the
> end it should be EASY to get the software up and running...
> Any ideas?
> Btw. This combined Windows Installer (Mono, Gtk# , ...) is excellent!
> Thank's in advance,
> Stevie
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