[MonoDevelop] monodevelop won't start from icon on FC4

Hogeweg, Erwin (GE Infrastructure) Erwin.Hogeweg at ge.com
Tue Feb 21 14:00:11 EST 2006


I got a suggestion to check for the ~/.xsession-errors file, but that file doesn't exist on my system.

Any other suggestions?



> Check out the file ~/.xsession-errors
> currently most of the MD errors are printed to console, so you can't
> expect to get an error dialog popping up. Only for known exceptions
> some dialog box will popup and inform you about the problem.
> On 2/15/06, Hogeweg, Erwin (GE Infrastructure) 
> <Erwin.Hogeweg at ge.com> wrote:
> > All,
> >
> > I have a problem with launching monodevelop from an icon. 
> It seems that this is more a Linux issue than a monodevelop 
> issue but I figured that most readers on this list are Linux 
> experts anyway ;-)
> >
> > I have installed mono-1.1.13-2 from the installer package 
> on the mono-project site on a clean FC4 system. The 
> installation went just fine.
> >
> > What happens is that I CAN launch monodevelop from a 
> terminal window, no matter what the current working directory 
> is, but I CAN NOT launch it from an icon. It doesn't matter 
> if I try to launch the monodevelop executable in the 
> ~/mono-1.1.13-2/bin folder or the "hammer" in the mono 
> folder. When I click it nothing happens, absolutely nothing. 
> Well initially there seems to be some disc activity but that 
> is all. No error or warning messages. Same thing when I click 
> the monoDoc icon.
> >
> > I have followed all the installer instructions on the 
> mono-project site and made sure that all the path stuff is 
> added to both my ~/.bashrc and the /etc/profile (just in 
> case), and even rebooted my system (again, just in case).
> >
> > It is no big deal because I can still run monodevelop from 
> a terminal window but I am just curious if anyone has seen 
> this before.
> >
> > Thanks for your attention,
> >
> > Erwin
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