Problems with SUSE 10.1 abd GNUCash 2.0.1

Derek Atkins warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Oct 9 14:51:00 EDT 2006

Tom Cada <mtcada at> writes:

> I am attempting to install GNUCash 2.0.1 on a new install of SUSE 10.1 (not 
> openSUSE).
> Everyting seemed to go OK. However, when installing the help documentation 
> (gnucash-docs-2.0.0) I could not get the help from the menu item nor would 
> the Contents (F1) work. 
> I run gnucash from the console using the command
> gnucash --debug --level=6 \ 
> --doc-path=/usr/local/share/gnome/help/gnucash/gnucash
> I know it looks strange but that's where the install placed to help data.

I'm not sure that --doc-path does anything.  You should ./configure
gnucash-docs into the same --prefix as gnucash.

> I examining the file /tmp/gnucash.trace I found the following error:
>  Debug: gnc_gnome_help(): Attempting to opening help file gnucash-guide.xml
>  Error: gnc_gnome_help(): There was an error launching the default action
>                             command associated with this location.
> I know that gnucash-guide.xml is in the path.

I dont think it's passed to Yelp.

> In addition, there is no reference to the OFX/QXF file types when I open the 
> import dialogue. The only import mentioned is the QIF file.

Because you don't have libofx and you didn't --enable-ofx during

> Help!!!
> Tom.


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