gnucash-user Digest, Vol 39, Issue 25

Richard Kleeman kleeman at
Fri Jun 23 09:26:44 EDT 2006

Jeffrey Ratcliffe wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-06-22 at 11:12 -0600, David Van Maren wrote:
>> Sorry if someone's already asked this question, but I could not find any 
>> information on this anywhere I looked.
>> Is it possible to have both gnucash-1.8.2 and gnucash-1.9.8 installed 
>> using apt?
>> I'm running Dapper with gnucash-1.8.2-6ubuntu3.  I'd like to test out 
>> 1.9.8 using Synaptic/Aptitude/Apt.  If I follow the above directions, 
>> won't it break my current gnucash install?
> I assume you mean you are using 1.8.12, which is what is currently in
> the Dapper repository.
> Installing 1.9.8 will overwrite 1.8.12 - AFAIK they can't coexist.
> However - I wouldn't have any worries about using 1.9.8 - it seems more
> stable to me. I get no annoying crashes with scheduled transactions or
> graphs.
> As I said in the previous post, I had to give Synaptic/apt/aptitude a
> helping hand, but it wasn't hard and I was given good advice here.
> Jeff
I built a standalone deb with checkinstall which you can run side by 
side with the standard Dapper gnucash. Get it here:

It does nothing to the old gnucash and can be executed as follows:


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