Quick Tip: How to install Mono on Ubuntu 16.04

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Sponsored by Microsoft, Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft’s .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C#and the Common Language Runtime. A growing family of solutions and an active and enthusiastic contributing community is helping position Mono to become the leading choice for development of cross platform applications.

Installing it on Ubuntu couldn’t be easier, and it’s today’s Quick Tip!

Update your package cache

This ensures that your server has the latest versions of all of the tracked repositories, which means you get the latest versions of Mono.

$ sudo apt-get update

Install Mono

This couldn’t be simpler really!

$ sudo apt-get install mono-complete

You’re done!

That was pretty straightforward wasn’t it? You can now run your .NET Applications on Linux! Join us again next time for another quick tip!

  • Harry

    Great tip, thanks.

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