[mono-vb] Can I run an exe compiled in VB2005 in Mono?

IndraG the_gunawans at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 8 06:03:00 EDT 2009

OK thanks. I have not tried anything yet, since I want to know whether it is
worth to try it. So, I will try it now. Once again, thank you

Stifu wrote:
> Mono is binary compatible with .NET, so yeah. You don't have to use
> MonoDevelop to make your program work outside of Windows, the exe
> generated by Visual Studio will work. Did you try MoMA
> (http://mono-project.com/MoMA) on your program?
> After that, the next step would be actually tying it (using the LiveCD on
> the download page, for example).
> IndraG wrote:
>> I know it sounds really stupid, but this is the first time I venture to
>> Mono and have no experience with Linux at all, but I have been
>> programming VB2005 for 3 years. I usually use .NET IDE in Windows XP. My
>> boss is hoping I can have our program run in Linux machines as well. Can
>> I simply copy my exe to Linux OS with Mono installed, and just run it
>> such as with NET framework? I have a scan on the VB of Mono and it looks
>> as if it is not fully ready yet (at least not fully debugged yet), and I
>> am rather scared to change IDE. I have no complains so far for VS2005 IDE
>> apart from the usual stuffs that I can bear.
>> Thanks

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