Ubuntu – How to install MonoDevelop v4 on 12.04


I am using Ubuntu 12.04. I can install v2.8.6.3 of Monodevelop from software center but I need at least v3 to use Monogame v3 or higher. Can anyone point me in the right direction please?


Best Answer

Installing Mono develop 4 on 12.04 precise

Option 1: Compile Git version from source

First uninstall your current version of mono develop with the software centre then from the terminal run following commands:

sudo apt-get install build-essential automake checkinstall intltool git
sudo apt-get install mono-complete mono-addins-utils gtk-sharp2 gnome-sharp2
git clone git://github.com/mono/monodevelop
cd monodevelop
git checkout monodevelop-4.0
git submodule update --init --recursive
sudo checkinstall

Option 2: Installing from PPA

Un-install current version first

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:keks9n/monodevelop-latest
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install monodevelop-latest

From terminal run: