Installing Mono 3.0.1 on Centos Linux 6.3

So you want to run windows .exe’s on your shiny Linux server, time to catch mono.
To install mono first install your dependencies.

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yum install bison gettext glib2 freetype fontconfig libpng libpng-devel libX11 libX11-devel glib2-devel libgdi* libexif glibc-devel urw-fonts java unzip gcc gcc-c++ automake autoconf libtool make bzip2 wget
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cd /usr/local/src
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wget http://download.mono-project.com/sources/mono/mono-3.0.1.tar.bz2
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tar jxf mono-3.0.1.tar.bz2
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cd mono-3.0.1
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./configure --prefix=/opt/mono
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make && make install

Congrats, you now have Mono installed and can run some Windows .exe’s such as Terraria or Minecraft Classic.

3 Responses to Installing Mono 3.0.1 on Centos Linux 6.3

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  3. If only it was that easy to get Monodevelop working on CentOS 6!!

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