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Created attachment 22496 [details]
I installed Ubuntu MATE 17.04 in VirtualBox and installed FlatPak and MonoDevelop as described in the Download section.
On the download section it said: The latest stable release is 6.1 Service Release 1 (126.96.36.199).
After installation i started MonoDevelop and tried to run/debug a standard console application but it failed.
I got an error message box with the following text (see the attached image):
Debugger operation failed
Cannot start process because a file name has not been provided.
Another issue is also that MonoDevelop shows (as superuser) in its titlebar.
same exact problem on xubuntu 16.10
the solution is here https://stackoverflow.com/a/41578645, copying for posterity:
sudo apt-get install xterm
cp -v /usr/bin/xterm ~/.local/share/flatpak/runtime/org.freedesktop.Platform/x86_64/1.4/active/files/bin/
cp -v /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXaw* ~/.local/share/flatpak/runtime/org.freedesktop.Platform/x86_64/1.4/active/files/lib/
cp -v /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libXmu* ~/.local/share/flatpak/runtime/org.freedesktop.Platform/x86_64/1.4/active/files/lib/
cp -v /usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libutempter* ~/.local/share/flatpak/runtime/org.freedesktop.Platform/x86_64/1.4/active/files/lib/
cp -v /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libpng12* ~/.local/share/flatpak/runtime/org.freedesktop.Platform/x86_64/1.4/active/files/lib/
cp -v /lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/libtinfo* ~/.local/share/flatpak/runtime/org.freedesktop.Platform/x86_64/1.4/active/files/lib/
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of bug 44182 ***