How to install Xamarin on a personal computer

This document describes how to install Xamarin on a students personal machine

Android Components:

  1. JDK 1.6:

  2. Android SDK:

  3. GTK#:

  4. Xamarin Studio:

  5. Xamarin.Android for Visual Studio and Xamarin Studio:

Xamarin.iOS for Visual Studio:

You can skip steps 3 and 4 if you don't need/want to use Xamarin Studio and use VisualStudio (2010/2012 Professional or better) instead. In that case you must have VS installed before proceeding with step 5.