Installing Mono on Ubuntu

In: Mono|Ubuntu

11 Jun 2010

Here is a bash script to automatically download, compile and install Mono on Ubuntu. It installs Mono 2.4.2.3. Should this be outdated, you can simply modify the install script to download the latest files.

A word of warning: This script will remove any previous installations of Mono done via apt-get. This means that existing Mono applications may cease to function or be removed entirely.

Before we begin, make sure you’re running with root privileges:

$ sudo bash

Then let’s download the script from my blog:

$ wget http://www.justinshield.com/files/install-mono.sh

Before we can execute the script, we need to give the file execute permissions:

$ chmod 700 install-mono.sh

Now we can execute the script:

$ ./install-mono.sh

The script will now go off and do all the bits that it needs to install Mono. This may take a good couple of minutes.

You will still need to configure apache2, so use the rest of the instructions on this page: Install Mono 2.4 on Ubuntu

If you have any issues with the script, let me know in the comments.

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