Problems with SUSE 10.1 abd GNUCash 2.0.1

Tom Cada mtcada at
Wed Oct 11 11:16:15 EDT 2006

On Tuesday 10 October 2006 14:01, Derek Atkins wrote:

snip >
> > However, I am still having problems with the help files.
> >
> > I downloaded gnucash-docs-2.0.1 and configured, compiled and installed
> > the help files but to no avail. The help info cannot be accessed from the
> > help menu.
> >

> Unfortunately I don't know enough about the docs.  Either you don't
> have yelp installed or yelp doesn't know how to find the gnucash docs.
> Derek

As you suggested, I did not have yelp installed. When I did the initial 
install of SUSE 10.1, I chose the KDE desktop, so many GNOME specific 
programs and libraries were missing. One of the problems in doing a configure 
or compile is that the routine would halt with a missing library or program, 
which I would have to find and install.

I installed yelp which brought with it a lot of other dependencies, all of 
which installed properly. I then ran "make uninstall" for both gnucash, and 
the help files. I downloaded a fresh version of both gnucash 2.0.2 and docs 
2.0.1 and unpacked. Then I did a configure, make and make install for each 
system with no errors.

Gnucash started properly, I opened the help menu and selected "Tutorial and 
Concepts Guide". After a pause, the KDE Help Center opened up and displayed 
the message:

There is no documentation available 
for /usr/local/share/gnucash/gnome/help/gnucash/gnucash/C/gnucash-guide.xml

although that path and file exist.

It appears to me that the KDE help system is being invoked instead of yelp.

Would this be due to an invalid path? It is very strange but knowing 
computers, there is a logical answer.

Any help is must appreciated.


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