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Last Update:

14 Feb 2024

Package Maintainer(s):

Software Author(s):

  • Miguel de Icaza
  • other Mono committers


mono development framework admin foss cross-platform


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Deployment Method: Individual Install, Upgrade, & Uninstall

To install Mono, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To upgrade Mono, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


To uninstall Mono, run the following command from the command line or from PowerShell:


Deployment Method:


This applies to both open source and commercial editions of Chocolatey.

1. Enter Your Internal Repository Url

(this should look similar to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/)

2. Setup Your Environment

1. Ensure you are set for organizational deployment

Please see the organizational deployment guide

2. Get the package into your environment

  • Open Source or Commercial:
    • Proxy Repository - Create a proxy nuget repository on Nexus, Artifactory Pro, or a proxy Chocolatey repository on ProGet. Point your upstream to https://community.chocolatey.org/api/v2/. Packages cache on first access automatically. Make sure your choco clients are using your proxy repository as a source and NOT the default community repository. See source command for more information.
    • You can also just download the package and push it to a repository Download

3. Copy Your Script

choco upgrade mono -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" [other options]

See options you can pass to upgrade.

See best practices for scripting.

Add this to a PowerShell script or use a Batch script with tools and in places where you are calling directly to Chocolatey. If you are integrating, keep in mind enhanced exit codes.

If you do use a PowerShell script, use the following to ensure bad exit codes are shown as failures:

choco upgrade mono -y --source="'INTERNAL REPO URL'" 

Write-Verbose "Exit code was $exitCode"
$validExitCodes = @(0, 1605, 1614, 1641, 3010)
if ($validExitCodes -contains $exitCode) {
  Exit 0

Exit $exitCode

- name: Install mono
    name: mono
    version: ''
    state: present

See docs at https://docs.ansible.com/ansible/latest/modules/win_chocolatey_module.html.

chocolatey_package 'mono' do
  action    :install
  source   'INTERNAL REPO URL'
  version  ''

See docs at https://docs.chef.io/resource_chocolatey_package.html.

cChocoPackageInstaller mono
    Name     = "mono"
    Version  = ""
    Source   = "INTERNAL REPO URL"

Requires cChoco DSC Resource. See docs at https://github.com/chocolatey/cChoco.

package { 'mono':
  ensure   => '',
  provider => 'chocolatey',
  source   => 'INTERNAL REPO URL',

Requires Puppet Chocolatey Provider module. See docs at https://forge.puppet.com/puppetlabs/chocolatey.

4. If applicable - Chocolatey configuration/installation

See infrastructure management matrix for Chocolatey configuration elements and examples.


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This package was approved as a trusted package on 15 Feb 2024.


Mono is a software platform designed to allow developers to easily create cross platform applications. Sponsored by Novell, Mono is an open source implementation of Microsoft’s .NET Framework based on the ECMA standards for C# and the Common Language Runtime. A growing family of solutions and an active and enthusiastic contributing community is helping position Mono to become the leading choice for development of Linux applications.


  • [Multi-Platform][]: Runs on Linux, OS X, BSD and Microsoft Windows, including x86, x86-64, ARM, s390, PowerPC and much more.
  • [Multi-Language][]: Develop in C# 4.0 (including LINQ and dynamic), VB 8, Java, Python, Ruby, Eiffel, F#, Oxygene and more.
  • Binary Compatible: Built on an implementation of the ECMA's Common Language Infrastructure and C#.
  • [Microsoft Compatible API][]: Run ASP.NET, ADO.NET, Silverlight and Windows.Forms applications without recompilation.
  • [Open Source, Free Software][Open Source]: Mono's runtime, compilers, and libraries are distributed using the MIT license.
  • [Comprehensive Technology Coverage][]: Bindings and managed implementations of many popular libraries and protocols.


  • Starting from package version and onwards 64bit is supported, unfortunately the 64bit version does not contain the GTK# runtime. Please either install the 32bit edition (choco install mono --x86), or the gtksharp package if this is needed.

$ErrorActionPreference = 'Stop'

$packageArgs = @{
  packageName    = $env:ChocolateyPackageName
  fileType       = 'msi'
  url            = 'https://download.mono-project.com/archive/6.12.0/windows-installer/mono-'
  url64bit       = 'https://download.mono-project.com/archive/6.12.0/windows-installer/mono-'
  softwareName   = 'Mono for Windows*'
  checksum       = '3f0e2216f52b6ecf249c3c2b9da4b6520ab46ea5307d63a7dba40cabf7e034c9'
  checksumType   = 'sha256'
  checksum64     = '4125f57d97cfa88257915edc969e913de198cd8e22396a29849037479a0ac368'
  checksumType64 = 'sha256'
  silentArgs     = "/qn /norestart /l*v `"$($env:TEMP)\$($env:chocolateyPackageName).$($env:chocolateyPackageVersion).MsiInstall.log`""
  validExitCodes = @(0, 3010, 1641)

Install-ChocolateyPackage @packageArgs

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Add to Builder Version Downloads Last Updated Status
Mono 6098 Thursday, June 15, 2023 Approved
Mono 14096 Thursday, June 16, 2022 Exempted
Mono 1393 Monday, May 23, 2022 Approved
Mono 17680 Thursday, December 10, 2020 Approved
Mono 1811 Thursday, October 8, 2020 Approved
Mono 2425 Thursday, July 9, 2020 Approved
Mono 1302 Monday, May 11, 2020 Approved
Mono 1891 Wednesday, February 5, 2020 Approved
Mono 501 Wednesday, January 15, 2020 Approved
Mono 678 Tuesday, December 10, 2019 Approved
Mono 881 Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Approved
Mono 2572 Friday, September 13, 2019 Approved
Mono 806 Friday, August 30, 2019 Approved
Mono 963 Tuesday, August 6, 2019 Approved
Mono 908 Saturday, July 20, 2019 Approved
Mono 499 Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Approved
Mono 1789 Thursday, April 11, 2019 Approved
Mono 417 Monday, April 8, 2019 Approved
Mono 640 Friday, March 15, 2019 Approved
Mono 715 Sunday, March 3, 2019 Approved
Mono 716 Thursday, January 17, 2019 Approved
Mono 593 Monday, December 31, 2018 Approved
Mono 797 Monday, November 26, 2018 Approved
Mono 728 Monday, October 8, 2018 Approved
Mono 908 Tuesday, August 7, 2018 Approved
Mono 12152 Friday, July 20, 2018 Approved
Mono 695 Monday, May 14, 2018 Approved
Mono 353 Friday, May 11, 2018 Approved
Mono 504 Wednesday, April 18, 2018 Approved
Mono 1202 Thursday, March 8, 2018 Approved
Mono 414 Monday, February 26, 2018 Approved
Mono 4.4.2 13423 Tuesday, August 2, 2016 Approved
Mono 4.4.1 660 Saturday, July 2, 2016 Approved
Mono 4.2.2 702 Friday, January 29, 2016 Approved
Mono 4.2.1 609 Tuesday, November 17, 2015 Approved
Mono 4.0.3 472 Friday, August 14, 2015 Approved
Mono 4.0.2 447 Sunday, July 12, 2015 Approved
Mono 3.2.3 2087 Thursday, October 2, 2014 Approved
Mono 2.10.9 1240 Saturday, November 3, 2012 Unknown
Mono 2.10.8 667 Monday, January 30, 2012 Unknown
Mono 2.10.6 583 Tuesday, November 29, 2011 Unknown
Mono 2.10.2 692 Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Unknown
Mono 566 Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Unknown
Mono 2.10.1 614 Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Unknown
Mono 2.6.7 625 Tuesday, August 23, 2011 Unknown

This package has no dependencies.

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