upgrading and changing distros
nbinont at gmail.com
Sun Mar 30 22:42:52 EDT 2008
On Sun, Mar 30, 2008 at 10:53 PM, Larry <l_hoffman_1 at comcast.net> wrote:
> Thank you for responding,
> In copying my files from Mandriva SE 05 to Simply Mepis, do I copy
> all .xac files since inception, several years worth. Or do I just copy
> the most recent saved file? I can access these files through mounted
The .xac files are backup files. You would want to copy your main file.
> Also, Gnucash 2.0 was the latest stable version I saw on gnucash
> website. If a more recent stable version is available, will these older
> files be read by the more recent version?
The easiest route would be to use the most recent version that has been
packaged for simply mepis.
2.2 should read anything 2.0 can read.
> Thank you for taking the time to respond.
> On Sun, 2008-03-30 at 17:28 -0400, Nathan Buchanan wrote:
> > On Sat, Mar 29, 2008 at 10:23 PM, Larry <l_hoffman_1 at comcast.net>
> > wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I have recently changed distros from Mandriva(rpm based) to
> > Simply
> > Mepis(debian based). I have downloaded the ver 2.0 gnucash to
> > my Simply
> > Mepis. Can I use my gnucash(ver1.8.11) from Mandriva in
> > Simply Mepis?
> > Are you wanting to use the gnucash program 1.8.11 in Simply Mepis, or
> > to be able to access your data files in gnucash 2.0 in Simply Mepis?
> > If you want to access your files, it should be as simple as copying
> > them over and trying to open them in gnucash 2.0.
> > If you want to use gnucash 1.8.11, you're in for a bit more
> > excitement. It may work if you satisfy all the dependencies - though
> > you'd have to check that on your own. Worst case, you'll have to build
> > it yourself. Though it's not clear to me why you'd want to run 1.8.11
> > when 2.2 is out.
> > If so, how is this accomplished?
> > Thank you in advance for responding,
> > Larry
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