Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Sun May 23 23:01:41 EDT 2004

These are turds left over from a GnuCash crash.  You can
safely delete these files.  You might need to chmod
them first.

Also, you probably don't need to backup EVERYTHING in your
data directory, just your main data file.  Unless you really
want all the backup and log files?


Bill Wisse <wiswp at> writes:

> Hi All
> I just got myself a new USB HDD and the first thing I wanted to do was to make 
> a backup of my Gnucash files.
> But I cannot. I can copy anything I like from the HD to the USB drive but not 
> the Gnucash files.
> To eliminate that the USB drive was at fault I tried to copy the files to a 
> directory on the same drive but no luck.
> I get the message:
> Could not read /home/billy/cash 08-01-03.7f0200.4953 LNK
> So everything gets copied until it comes to this LNK.
> Anybody an idea what's wrong and how to fix it?
> BTW  Gnucash wasn't running when I tried this.
> SuSE 9.0 and Gnucash 1.8.7.
> Thanks.
> -- 
> Greetings from
> /bill at 169 west , 19 south.  
> Disclaimer: Any errors in spelling, tact, or fact are
> transmission errors."
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       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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