[Gambas-user] Gambas on Windows

Luis Louro lapisdecor at gmail.com
Thu Jan 23 01:11:44 CET 2020

It would be nice if after your experience you guys put all this knowledge
in a blog post. It could help people who might want to check gambas on
Windows. Thanks in advance,


A quarta, 22/01/2020, 14:54, Rolf-Werner Eilert <rwe-sse at osnanet.de>

> Am 22.01.20 um 13:33 schrieb Martin Cristia:
> > Hi Dmitry,
> > I also tried is on a laptop with W10 installed. It was fairly easy to
> > have an Ubuntu 19 running and the last Gambas via ppa. XMing seems out
> > of date but works. Not a good experience, graphics , fonts are too small
> > mostly. But the important part is that most of my program don’t work due
> > to file’s path conflicts, JIT, components, ets.  I made a new from wih
> > some controls in it and  that worked ffine, but with it keep freezing
> > unexpectedly. So the conclusion is that it wont work for a serious
> > project or it may take a huge adaptation for the new environment.
> >
> > Have a good day
> >
> > Martin
> >
> >
> >
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> >
> I haven't proceeded as far as you did, Martin, but at least I managed to
> install Gambas and VcXsrv. Everything runs fine, the only thing is that
> I can start WSL and all Xserver application under Admin rights only. If
> you happen to know how to fix this, please let me know. I am not so
> experienced with modern Windows.
> When installing Gambas, a whole bunch of libraries is installed with it,
> such as the core GTK and Qt libraries. The Gambas IDE can be started,
> and a simple first project runs. The whole appearence is somewhat...
> well, crude, like an old TclTK or GTK application, but alas, it runs.
> There is one thing I could not solve yet, i. e. mounting a drive which
> is a Samba drive on the windows host. I have mounted one Linux server's
> partition as drive Y: on the Windows to have access to student data
> otherwise managed by Linux software on the server itself. For my
> project, I would need access to this drive.
> So WSL would have to mount Y:. Any idea how to achieve this?
> Regards
> Rolf
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