Building gnucash on Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Tue Jan 24 11:30:17 EST 2012

Colin Law <clanlaw at> writes:

> On 24 January 2012 15:58, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:
>> Colin Law <clanlaw at> writes:
>>> I was wrong, a reboot has not fixed it, I was confused, a not uncommon
>>> occurrence.  The only way I can get it to run is by setting
>>> On my working machine, which is Ubuntu 11.10 and has had gnucash
>>> installed from the Ubuntu repository as well as manual builds, I do
>>> not need to do this, and cannot work out how it manages to find the
>>> library on that machine.  Any suggestions?  Otherwise I will just set
>>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH and forget it.
>> What was your --prefix?  If you didn't use a prefix that would explain
>> it, because /usr/local/lib is probably not in your default
>> anymore.
> I have --prefix=/usr/bin/gnucash2.4, though initially I did build it
> without a prefix then rebuilt it when I realised I had forgotten the
> prefix.  Also it is only that one file it complains about, everything
> else it seems to find ok.

So it's in /usr/bin/gnucash2.4/bin/gnucash?   Weird..

> The file is in /usr/lib/libglade/2.0 not /usr/local/lib.

HUH.  Why is it there instead of /usr/lib?  Is this location in your

> Colin


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