Archive for the ‘Mono’ Category

Compiling and installing the latest release of Mono (version 2.4 at time of writing) on Ubuntu is not as hard as it sounds, these instructions should also work on newer versions of Mono. IMPORTANT: If you’re installing on a VPS, make sure that you have at least 128 MB of RAM available, or otherwise the […]

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 It installs Mono Should this be outdated, you can simply modify the install script to download the latest files.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

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Justin is a Senior Software Engineer living in Brisbane. A Polyglot Developer proficient in multiple programming languages including [C#, C/C++, Java, Android, Ruby..]. He's currently taking an active interest in Teaching Kids to Code, Functional Programming, Robotics, 3D Printers, RC Quad-Copters and Augmented Reality.

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