[mono-vb] how to run application developed in vb6 in windows xp2 operating system on linux

Rolf Bjarne Kvinge rolflists at ya.com
Mon Mar 30 21:03:43 EDT 2009


> With wine it is easy to run VB6 applications, it is also possible to
> install Visual Studio6. It is quite difficult to install ODBC or OLEDB,
> need to copy and register a lot of DLLs from an existing XP-Installation. 

If you need to run a VB6 application on Linux I don't know any other way
than to try with wine [*]

> I have hada lot of problems with running a VB9.Net2.0 application, even
though I
> converted my database form mdb to SQLite.

To run VB.Net applications you can use mono (see www.mono-project.com for
binaries, or check with your distribution). 

*) You can also try to upgrade your VB6 application to VB.Net.

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