Location of Special Folders (Update)

Several years ago I posted about the location of special folders and how they translate into real directories on both Windows and Linux. Since then newer versions of the .NET Framework added new special folders, and 64bit apps and systems are more common. So I decided to update my table.Here are the results: Environment .SpecialFolder … Continue reading Location of Special Folders (Update)


Remote Debugging with MonoDevelop

This morning I tried to debug some Mono code in a Ubuntu 13.10 Saucy virtual machine that doesn't have all the developer tools installed. Miguel de Icaza recently blogged about remote debugging, but it took a bit of fiddling to get it working. Here are my findings: In the VM start your application with mono … Continue reading Remote Debugging with MonoDevelop

Building MonoDevelop from SVN

Yesterday I managed to build MonoDevelop from SVN source. I had done it before but had forgotten how to do it, and there are no fool-proof instructions on what you need to build. I compiled mono from SVN and installed in parallel to Ubuntu's 1.9.1 version, following the instructions from http://www.mono-project.com/Parallel_Mono_Environments and http://www.mono-project.com/Compiling_Mono_From_SVN. MonoDevelop has … Continue reading Building MonoDevelop from SVN