I want to work on the ASP.NET in Ubuntu. I use mono but it lack some of the features. It doesn't have the toolbar and not any designing tools. Please help.


Update: Wine is apparently not an option. As stated in the comments, ASP.NET/Visual Studio does not work under Wine.

Wine (a Windows emulator) may be an option.

sudo apt-get install wine

Then look in Winetricks (which is installed along with Wine) to see if it has a listing for ASP.NET. If it does, you should install it through Winetricks.

If you don't see it in Winetricks, download the official, Microsoft ASP.NET installer like you would on Windows (as an .exe) and open up the installer with Wine. It will install to a virtual C:\ drive in ~/.wine, and shortcuts that the installer creates should automatically be converted to .desktop files and placed in the appropriate place, allowing you to search for and launch ASP.NET just like any other Ubuntu application.

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  • asp.net is not an application it is aWeb Development framework, and you wont beat mono + monodevelop for using from ubuntu. – trampster Feb 27 '13 at 10:14
  • ASP.NET is a web framework. however, i was referring to the official microsoft IDE for ASP.NET. – strugee Feb 28 '13 at 3:29
  • That would be called visual studio and no it does not work on wine. – trampster Mar 1 '13 at 10:52
  • Okay, sorry. I thought Visual Studio had different editions/download versions (like Visual Studio specifically for ASP.NET/C*/etc) or something. – strugee Mar 1 '13 at 19:28

While Visual Studio is not supported on Linux, there is a fine Mono specific development environment that does...Monodevelop. http://monodevelop.com/ If you want to develop ASP.Net on Linux, this is the tool I suggest you use.

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