Cannot create any reports

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Fri Feb 10 09:37:55 EST 2006

kevin.kempter at writes:

> Gnucash crashes if I try and create any reports.  It worked fine a few weeks 
> ago when I created several invoices. Here's the message I see on the command 
> line:
> $ gnucash
> gtkhtml-ERROR **: gconf error: Failed to contact configuration server (a 
> likely cause of this is that you have an existing configuration server 
> (gconfd) running, but it isn't reachable from here - if you're logged in from 
> two machines at once, you may need to enable TCP networking for ORBit)

Well, this error is pretty self-explanatory and points you exactly
where you need to fix the problem.  The problem is that gconfd-1
couldn't be contacted.  I suggest you look at your configuration

Good Luck,

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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