Installing Mono 2.10.x on Ubuntu 10.4LTS

By August 31, 2011Tech

Following on from my Centos updates, I’ve got to update my Ubuntu 10.4 boxes.¬† Given ubuntu say this is bad and will break all sorts of things, I’m installing alongside the current supplied 2.4.4.


export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/opt/mono-2.10/lib/pkgconfig:$PKG_CONFIG_PATH

export PATH=/opt/mono-2.10/bin:$PATH

export PATH=/opt/mono-2.10/lib:$PATH

export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/opt/mono-2.10/lib

get the source

wget http://download.mono-project.com/sources/mono/mono-2.10.5.tar.bz2"> http://download.mono-project.com/sources/mono/mono-2.10.5.tar.bz2

http://ftp.novell.com/pub/mono/sources/mono-basic/mono-basic-2.10.tar.bz2

bunzip2 *.bz2

tar -xvf mono-2.10.5.tar

tar -xvf mono-basic-2.10.tar

cd mono-2.10.5

apt-get install bison gettext

./configure --prefix=/opt/mono-2.10

make  (then go have a cup of tea - this will take a while)

make install

cd ..

cd mono-basic-2.10

./configure --prefix=/opt/mono-2.10

make

make install

done!

/opt/mono-2.10/bin/mono –version

should give you version number etc.

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