Release of GnuCash 1.9.6 (beta)

Georgi Mirchev manager at
Sun Jun 4 18:53:28 EDT 2006

I have added a list of required packages for Fedora Core 5 in the wiki.


Bob Allen wrote:

> I am getting an error from ./configure asking to install Guile or 
> update to a later version but I have
> Guile 1.6.7 installed.
> Is this a bug?
> Bob.
> Chris Lyttle wrote:
>> The GnuCash development team proudly announces GnuCash 1.9.6 aka
>> "Time to make a difference", the first beta release of the GnuCash Open
>> Source Accounting Software which will eventually lead to the stable 
>> version 2.0.0.
>> This release contains many bugfixes since the sixth unstable release.
>> What's New in GnuCash 1.9.6?
>> o PLEASE TEST any and all features important
>>  to you. Then post any bugs you find to bugzilla
>> o We would like to encourage people to test this and any further
>>  releases as much as possible and submit bug reports in order that we
>>  can polish GnuCash to be as stable as possible for the 2.0.0 release
>>  in a few weeks.
>> o If you have the urge to help beyond testing please get involved in
>>  the discussions on the GnuCash mailing lists which you will find at
>> We especially need people to help with
>>  updating the documentation.
>>  Please see on how to
>>  get involved.
>> o Major bugfixes include -
>> o More Register fixes.
>> o Fixes to Scheduled Transactions.
>> o Many Report fixes.
>> o Many updated translations.
>> o New icons.
>> o Fixes to lots functionality.
>> o Fixes to logging.
>> o Many Qof fixes.
>> o Fixes to budgeting.
>> o HBCI fixes.
>> Caveats
>> Caveats for testers:
>> Any 1.9.x version might crash unexpectedly at any point during
>> runtime. If you test some serious work in a 1.9.x release, make sure 
>> you hit
>> "Save" after ever non-trivial workstep.
>> The documentation has had screenshots updated, however, most help
>> texts usually only refers to the 1.8.x series.
>> Everyone is invited to help improve the documentation; see 
>> on how to get
>> involved.
>> How can you help?
>> Testing: Test and help us discover all bugs that might show up. Please
>> enter each and every bug into bugzilla at 
>> Translating: The new release comes with plenty of new translation
>> strings. If you consider contributing a translation, we invite you to 
>> test
>> this release already. We are now in string freeze phase. Please check 
>> for updates
>> on this.
>> Available at the usual places!
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