Installing finance::quote

Jerry Criswell criswel at
Sun Jun 18 00:19:42 EDT 2006

On Sun, 18 Jun 2006 09:27:04 +0800, Wouter van Marle wrote:

> On Sat, 2006-06-17 at 19:15 -0500, Jerry Criswell wrote:
>> Following the directions in the gnucash tutorial, update-finance-quote
>> in a terminal returns the error "bash: update-finance-quote: command not
>> found".  If I remove the first hyphen I also get command not found.  How
>> do I get this program installed?  I would like to download my quotes
>> weekly.
> Finance::quote a Perl module; exact name will depend on your distro.
> You'll have to install it separately.
> Wouter.
>> JC

According to Synaptic Package Manager, the program might be named
"libfinance-quotes-perl" and is marked as installed. I cannot get it to
run in a terminal and when I set up gnucash to retrieve a quote, it fails.


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