Running monodevelop in a docker container

by Gregor Uhlenheuer on July 27, 2015

Especially if you are running a gentoo distribution you might have noticed that installing .NET/mono packages can be quite a hassle. I often ended up compiling by myself without using portage at all. That works but can be somewhat cumbersome to maintain and update.


Having monodevelop running inside a docker container might be just the solution you have been looking for.

This is the tiny Dockerfile I came up with:

That’s all! Now you can go ahead and build a docker image and run it by exposing the X11 socket to your docker container:

This post is tagged with programming, docker and mono