GNU Cash Install Issues on MAC OS 10.5 Leopard
cosworth66 at yahoo.com
Wed Apr 9 00:03:25 EDT 2008
Hi Guys, Thanks very much for the help. I did some searching around
with finder and found gnucash.exec in the /sw/bin directory. If you
click on this file it starts GNU Cash without having to mess with a
term window or shell profile. I'm guessing that the OS takes care of
Let me know if you think this will lead to disaster.
The other question I have is if I can now copy the entire compiled
GNUCash and just load it onto another MAC without having to go through
all the download and compile process. Does anyone know what has to be
On Apr 4, 2008, at 9:50 PM, David Reiser wrote:
> On Apr 4, 2008, at 6:13 PM, Mark Manning wrote:
>> Hi Guillaume, Thanks very much for your help and advice. Last night
>> I was able to get Fink started with the download and compile of
>> gnucash2 and it completed without any apparent problems. Once that
>> was finished I started gnucash and the program started just fine.
>> This was around 3AM after about 6 hours of crunching.
>> I closed down the machine and logged in again this morning with my
>> normal user login and I cant get gnucash to run in any terminal or
>> xtem window. I'm sure there is some environment that needs to be
>> but I dont know what it is. I cant find a .profile file on my system
>> under any account and wouldn't know what to put in it at this point.
>> Do you have any suggestions on how to get this started under a user
>> account, I'm quite confident that it is installed and compiled as it
>> ran last night but I dont know how to start it again.
> Was fink installed under a user other than your 'normal user'? The
> piece of a fink install that must be run by each user is
> (provided you accepted the default /sw as the root of fink.
> Sometimes this piece doesn't run entirely successfully on its own,
> even for the user installing. But you should only have to try
> running once more, even if something was amiss the first time.
> What error message do you get in terminal or xterm when you try to
> run gnucash?
> David Reiser
> dbreiser at earthlink.net
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