Building gnucash on Ubuntu 12.04 Alpha

Colin Law clanlaw at
Tue Jan 24 12:19:39 EST 2012

On 24 January 2012 16:30, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:
> 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

It seems that that is where it is installed from the package libgnomeui-0.
I don't see that path in but man says that it looks
(after other paths) in default path /usr/lib. Would that include sub
directories? is in the same place on 10.04 (and so.conf is pretty much
the same) where it runs ok.


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