[mono-vb] BASIC STEPS_WIN (Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 express) -> LINUX (SLAX)

Rolf Bjarne Kvinge rolflists at ya.com
Wed Jun 4 12:29:30 EDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> From: mono-vb-bounces at lists.ximian.com [mailto:mono-vb-
> bounces at lists.ximian.com] On Behalf Of Gregor001
> Sent: miércoles, 04 de junio de 2008 5:56
> To: mono-vb at lists.ximian.com
> Subject: [mono-vb] BASIC STEPS_WIN (Microsoft Visual Basic 2008
> express) -> LINUX (SLAX)
> hi
> first of all, this is a good idea to make program to work on different
> platforms. now, after installing mono, i just don't know what to do to
make my
> program work in linux (slax).
> i program in MS Visual Basic 2008 express edition, but i make so-called
> "Windows Forms Applocation" and not "console..". Here is everything
> half-prepaired. Now- ok i know how to compile, but where to click to
> compile for LINUX?

You don't compile specifically for linux, just hit the normal compile button
to compile.

> it seems, i have to copy exe and other files 


> (maybe bas to some folder), 
No,  only exe and dlls should be necessary.

> then run this mono console and then what to entry???

mono application.exe

> this program is quite useful, but no easy steps-how to... that is quite
> bad for such good and big project.
> can u please write short easy step-by-step tutorial for MS Visual Basic
> 2008 express- how to convert for linux, please?

There shouldn't be anything to convert. Applications should just work
(unless you coded in a way which is windows-specific, such as using
hard-coded path names to "C:\file.txt" for instance) 


> still questions:
> 1) on linux ("slax" or other) - do i have to have anything more
> installed on
> linux like MONO for linux (so that programs can work on linux then)?
> thank you soo much for help
> Gregor,
> Slovenia
> PS: an easy step-by-step tutorial is very much needed for not-advanced
> programmers
> maybe with pictures if it is hard...:-)
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