[MonoDevelop] Monodevelop 2.0 crashing on OpenSUSE 11.1

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Tue Apr 7 13:39:38 EDT 2009

On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 10:44 AM, Peter C. Chapin <pcc482719 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello!
> I am thinking about starting a .NET project (C#) on Linux using Mono and
> Monodevelop. I installed Mono v2.4 and Monodevelop v2.0 on my OpenSUSE
> 11.1 machine. I did this installation following the instructions on the
> Mono web site (I did *not* compile from source).
> I can start Monodevelop fine and I can create a trivial "Hello, World" C#
> application. My application builds and runs fine. However, Monodevelop
> seems unstable on my system. For example, when in the pane on the left
> (I'm using the default layout) where the solution is display, if I click
> on the "Files" tab, Monodevelop crashes almost immediately. Quite a bit of
> information is spewed onto stdout (shown below). As the message says,
> Monodevelop is apparently experiencing a SIGSEGV in native code. I don't
> understand the stack traces very well but it looks like it might be having
> an issue with some Qt related library.
> I should note that I'm running Monodevelop on a KDE v4.2 desktop.
> Is this is a known issue? Is there a workaround? I'm hoping I don't have
> to switch desktops. :-)
> Native stacktrace:
>        monodevelop [0x80cbd04]
>        monodevelop [0x80f669b]
>        [0xffffe410]
>        /usr/lib/gtk-2.0/2.10.0/engines/libqtcurve.so [0xb6327481]

I suspect you're correct -- the "QTCurve" GTK theme engine is somewhat
notorious for causing crashes in GTK apps. Try changing your GTK

Michael Hutchinson

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