[Mono-list] System.Drawing.GDIPlus is it a common problem?

Peter Dennis Bartok peter at novonyx.com
Thu Jun 2 15:06:21 EDT 2005

Did you run 'ldconfig' since installing, just to be safe?


-----Original Message-----
From: "David Broome" <dbroome at finearts.uvic.ca>
To: <mono-list at lists.ximian.com>
Date: 02 June, 2005 11:47
Subject: [Mono-list] System.Drawing.GDIPlus is it a common problem?

>I am new to MONO and MDID2 (a Mono app) but I wonder if it have stumbled on 
>common problem.
>I have a working MONO 1.17 / Mod-mono 1.0.9 / MDID2 0.5.0 server with one
>The problem is the MDID2 "Print View" and "Flash Cards" fails with a:
>System.TypeInitializationException: An exception was thrown by the type
>initializer for System.Drawing.GDIPlus ---> System.DllNotFoundException:
>But yes I have libdgiplus.so in the /usr/local/lib directory (my target was
>I see from the installwatch that both mono 1.1.7 and the libgdiplus 1.1.7 
>installed it.
>I found a few old references to this on the mono list and followed the
>suggestion to add it to the mono config as such:
><dllmap dll="gdiplus.dll" target="libgdiplus.so" />
>But no luck..   Is this an unresolved issue or do people have suggestions?
>The system is ubuntu linux 5 'hoary'.
>David Broome   Programmer_Analyst.FineArts.UVic.CA  /BSc /CNA /MCP
>250.721-6307   dbroome at finearts.uvic.ca                FIA 221
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