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I've been downloaded a file from MonoDevelop website but it couldn't execute in my ubuntu, how to open that file?

filename is "monodevelop.flatpakref"

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Ubuntu 14.04

Based on burhanuddin abbas comment there's a problem on Ubuntu 14.04.

Unable to locate package flatpak , because it is not supported for ubuntu 14.04 . Visit here for more details

Newer Ubuntu versions (tested on 16.04)

1. Installation of flatpak

  1. sudo add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak.
  2. sudo apt update.
  3. sudo apt install flatpak.

*1.1. Adding the flathub repository

flatpak remote-add --if-not-exists flathub https://flathub.org/repo/flathub.flatpakrepo.

2. Installation of MonoDevelop with flatpakref file

flatpak install monodevelop.flatpakref.

3. Running the application

flatpak run com.xamarin.MonoDevelop (probably, not tested, based on @purlantov answer).


Source: http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2017/07/7-flatpak-apps-can-install-right-now-flathub .

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    flatpak install monodevelop.flatpakref without c – kenn Feb 2 '18 at 17:01
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    @kcpr E: Unable to locate package flatpak , because it is not supported for ubuntu 14.04 . Visit here for more details – burhanuddin abbas Feb 12 '18 at 18:10
  • @burhanuddinabbas, oh, interesting. I must admit - I haven't tested it on Ubuntu 14.04. 16.04 only. I'll edit my answer. Thank You. – kcpr Feb 13 '18 at 16:31
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This is very helpfull Install MonoDevelop preview via FlatPak

It worked for me but any time that you want to start MonoDevelop you have to type in console:

flatpak run com.xamarin.MonoDevelop

And there is lot of things that do not work properly. I suggest you to compile it your self. This video help me a lot -> VIDEO

Unfortunately there is no longer pre-compiled package for Ubuntu.

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