MC 2.0 - On Ubuntu 18.04 = how to easily install required mono-complete >= 5.16



  • Hi,

    I was so exited to finally have MatterControl 2.0 running on my linux laptop.
    On the Ubuntu 18.04 LTS distribution I thought it would quickly be running on it. Nope ... 😉

    The default mono-complete installation use a version below the MatterControl required that must be greater than 5.15.

    But if you follow this information it will install a higher version and get MatterControl installation complete successfully and workable.

    Then it was just to share it to you to gain some time.

    Have a nice day.

    Miguipda 😉



  • Hello, maybe you can help me, i am having problems getting matter control to work on my laptop with ubuntu.

    I can get 1.7 working fine but the 2.x version just does not want to work, i have installed mono exactly like you said and it shows that it installs now, but when i try to run it, it does not do anything. Am i missing something else?


  • MatterHackers

    Hi @Miguipda

    You will want to open a Linux terminal and type in MatterControl

    This should fail but copy and paste the output and if you can, please send it over to Support@MatterHackers.com



  • I want to echo that I downloaded the .deb file from the website and followed the instructions on mono, user groups, and printer naming. However, when I try to open MatterControl on Ubuntu 19.10 nothing launches. I get a spinning busy mouse for a few seconds then nothing further. No error codes or anything obvious.

    Does 2.0 not work on Linux?


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