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Old 04-05-2007, 01:22 AM   #1
jetro2k5
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Exclamation Help Me!!! How to run my Windows DB Application in Ubuntu?


Friend, i am in a deep needed i need your help. Im working now in software company and we're developing application software using vb.net. But our client is using Ubuntu OS. It is possbile to run my Windows application on Ubuntu?

please help me, my project is good for one month only.
 
Old 04-05-2007, 02:15 AM   #2
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Try with mono.
See http://www.mono-project.com/Main_Page
 
Old 04-05-2007, 02:20 AM   #3
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Sometimes. You might try Mono, it should be in the regular repositories under cross platform. Some vb.net programs will run with it, some won't. Other than that, you might give Wine a shot. It's a Windows API emulator. Once again, some things work and some don't. If your program doesn't make any really strange API calls, it will most likely run under Wine. Lastly, there's VMware, which is a complete emulator. It will most likely run any Windows program but very slowly even on good hardware. I hope this helps.
 
Old 04-05-2007, 02:57 AM   #4
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Friends,

Good Day!!

i've mono.But Ubuntu is supported by MONO? bcoz in the downloadable list only the suse, fedora, and rh linux are listed installers.

And thanks for MVware, ill search it.
 
Old 04-05-2007, 03:02 AM   #5
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Hendronicus, where can i download VMware? thanks in advance dude .
 
Old 04-05-2007, 05:34 AM   #6
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I guess simply migrating the DB to MySQL is out of the question?
 
Old 04-05-2007, 07:14 AM   #7
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Originally Posted by jetro2k5
Friends,

Good Day!!

i've mono.But Ubuntu is supported by MONO? bcoz in the downloadable list only the suse, fedora, and rh linux are listed installers.

And thanks for MVware, ill search it.
Mono is available thru the package manager on Mepis---thus it should also be for Ubuntu.
 
Old 04-05-2007, 08:50 AM   #8
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On http://www.mono-project.com/Downloads
pick: Linux Installer for x86 (All distributions)
It's an installer package.
 
Old 04-05-2007, 08:55 AM   #9
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And, if your app won't work on Mono, and you have to use a Virtual Machine, just try first the free one from: http://www.virtualbox.org/. It's free and 5 time smaller than VMWare.
 
Old 04-05-2007, 02:43 PM   #10
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jetro2k5
Hendronicus, where can i download VMware? thanks in advance dude .
The way I got it was to use Automatix with Ubuntu Edgy. As to where to get images, well that's the tricky part.
 
Old 04-09-2007, 09:45 PM   #11
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i've installed mono x86 (all distributions) in Ubuntu, but nothing happens when i run the mono (mono.exe - windows equivalent) under /mono-1.2.3.1/bin/mono or even i clicked the "start here" icon. Help me please. Im just newbie in Linux.
 
Old 04-10-2007, 02:01 AM   #12
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To run your already built application (winapp.exe) you should type:
mono winapp.exe

Be aware that .Net 1.1 is fully supported, while .Net 2.0 is not.
see: http://www.mono-project.com/FAQ:_General
 
Old 04-10-2007, 09:40 PM   #13
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"Cannot open assembly winapp.exe" when i typed mono winapp.exe in terminal. What makes me wrong.
 
Old 04-11-2007, 02:29 AM   #14
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You should type mono and the actual name of your windows form application; i.e. if the application is named coco.exe than lunch it by typing:
mono coco.exe
 
Old 04-11-2007, 04:27 AM   #15
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Zaert thanks, successfully execute my application located at my windows partition by typing "mono \hda1\anything.exe"

Wine solves my problem to execute app from windows, but when you are running an application that needed a .net framework, this will be the result "install the Windows version of Mono to run .NET executables". So Mono will take the lead and solves this problem.

Thanks Mono ,Great Job Zaert
 
  


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