[MonoDevelop] Problem When Trying to Create a GTK Project

Michael Hutchinson m.j.hutchinson at gmail.com
Wed Jun 9 15:47:39 EDT 2010

On Tue, Jun 8, 2010 at 5:57 PM, jkp2505 <jkp2505 at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> I have just started experimenting with Mono and MonoDevelop but
> unfortunately I am already having problems. When I try to create a new Gtk#
> project in the IDE I get to the New Project dialog but the Target Gtk
> Version drop down is empty and disabled. If I continue anyway then I get a
> nullreferenceexception but the new project still gets created. None of the
> references in the project can be resolved so there's no way it will build.
> I'm running MonoDevelop 2.2 on Ubuntu 10.04 and I installed it using the
> Software Centre. Do I need to manually install some more packages or
> something? I looked at  http://www.mono-project.com/GtkSharpBeginnersGuide
> www.mono-project.com/GtkSharpBeginnersGuide  but it just confused me more.
> Any help would be appreciated.

AFAIK the Ubuntu Mono packages break up the GTK# package into core and
dev package, and their MonoDevelop package doesn't install the GTK#
dev package.

Michael Hutchinson

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