GnuCash connects to the internet - Why?
warlord at MIT.EDU
Mon Nov 10 12:48:50 EST 2008
Quoting Davy Jones <davyjones at dslextreme.com>:
> I use Zone Alarm and it prompts me to allow gnucash access to the
> internet on startup, twice.
> I would allow this by default if I knew what it was trying to do. The
> program fails to launch if I do not give it access.
> What is the purpose of this mandatory connection?
It's part of ORBit... For GnuCash to talk to the configuration
server. It's outside of GnuCash's hands; it's all part of the
What version of GnuCash are you using? I thought this was fixed
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