GNUCash Startup Files

Josh Sled jsled at
Fri Jun 27 09:54:24 EDT 2008

"Stephen Grant Brown" <s_g_brown at> writes:
> Under Vista, I uninstalled GNUCash, checked that there was no "C:\Program Files\gnucash" subdir, reinstalled gnucash 2.2.5 into "C:\Program Files\gnucash" and restarted gnucash.
> It found the datga files that I am using.
> Where did gnucash get this informatin from? Ie what file did gnucash look at to find that I had a data file in "C:\Users\Public\GNUCash Data"?

This information is stored in gconf, under the key </apps/gnucash/history/>,
and the <./file0> key specifically.

> I suspect that this config fille is corrupted and expected it to be delted when I unistalled GNUCash.

If you just want to ignore this file, then start gnucash with the "--nofile"

...jsled - a=jsled;; echo ${a}@${b}
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