Backing up gnucash

Jerry Criswell criswel at
Mon Jun 26 20:59:50 EDT 2006

On Sun, 25 Jun 2006 20:15:41 -0400, John Rakestraw wrote:

>> I named my file jcdata when I started using gnucash.  I now have a
>> directory full of .xac and .log files and one jcdata file.  Do all of
>> these need to be backed up or just the recent ones?  What about files
>> in the hidden .gnucash directory?
> The *.xac files are the backup files.  The *.log files record changes,
> but each *.log file records only those changes made during one session. 
> You might look at Help -> Gnucash Tutorial and Concepts Guide -> The
> Basics -> Backing up and recovering data for more detail.

Whoops!  I got so comfortable, so quickly, with gnucash I never finished
the tutorial.  Thanks for the kick in the butt.


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