[MonoDevelop] Running MonoDevelop

knocte knocte at gmail.com
Wed Apr 12 13:21:40 EDT 2006

Redefined Horizons escribió:
> This is my first post to this list. Before I ask my question, I'd like
> to thank the developers for there hard work on MonoDevelop. I use
> SharpDevelop on MS Windows, and I look forward to working with
> MonoDevelop on Linux.
> I am rather new to Linux and Mono, so please bear with me. Here is my
> question:
> I have installed Mono on my Debian Sarge box, with the GNOME Desktop. I
> used the Mono installer for Linux, bypassing the Debian Packaging System.
> After some help from the guys on the Mono user list, I was able to get
> MonoDevelop running. But I'm running into some problems I was hoping you
> guys could help me resolve.
> I installed Mono as the root user in /usr/local/Mono. I can only execute
> the monodevelop shell script from within the command terminal. I can't
> execute the script directly from the GNOME File Browser, or from a
> Desktop Launcher. When I do run the script in the terminal I get a
> dialog box that informs me that some add-ins were not sucessfully
> loaded. I get this dialog for either the [1] BooBinding Add-in, or the
> [2] MonoDevelopNUnit and MonoDeveloperExtensions Add-in. I'm not sure
> why [1] comes up instead of [2], or vice versa. (The dialog always comes
> up with a warning about [1] or [2], but never both.) I have attached a
> jpeg of the dialog box. After confirming the start-up in the dialog box
> MonoDevelop opens up.
> If I try to execute the script from the command terminal logged in as a
> non-root user I get an error message. I checked the file permissions,
> and the user has read and execute permissions on the shell script. I
> have attached a text file with the error message.
> If I try to use the "su" command to log in as root and execute the
> script, I receive the following error message:
> xlib: connection to ":0.0" refused by server
> xlib: no protocol specified
> To summarize, the only way I can currently start MonoDevelop is via the
> command terminal, as the root user, after dismissing the dialog box that
> warns me about add-ins that can't be loaded.
> How do I fix this so that I can log into MonoDevelop as a normal user?
> Thanks for all the help.

My message probably doesn't provide any help but, why can't you try to
install Mono/MonoDevelop using precompiled packages (RPM/DEB/...,
depending on your distribution)? It usually works better and, if not,
you are helping the distribution development process by testing the


		Andrés	[ knocte ]


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