Restoring after loss of hard disk.

Josh Sled jsled at
Tue May 30 21:48:41 EDT 2006

On Wed, 2006-05-31 at 11:05 +1000, Andrew Greig wrote:

> The last file looks like this:
> Andrew_Greig.20050805231538.xac.20050831171718.xac.20051118160229.xac.20051129065021.xac.20051211164637.xac 

This implies that at some point you opened the backup file
Andrew_Greig.20050805231538.xac as your datafile, which then got backed
up.  You then opened that backup, as your datafile, and it was backed
up.  Repeat thrice more.

> I am sure that I can fire up gnucash from this, but how do I get back to
> a cleaner setup, please?  I started the account on 8th may 2005, and

The "core" datafile is whatever you name it: 'Andrew_Greig', probably.
That is the file that you want to backup and open.

How do you usually invoke gnucash?

...jsled - `a=jsled;; echo ${a}@${b}`

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