FW: Re: Help setting up Finance::Quote

skydiver38 at comcast.net skydiver38 at comcast.net
Tue Sep 30 12:26:24 EDT 2008

after reading "remember to reply-all" about 1000x, I forgot to reply-all.

See below.

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From: skydiver38 at comcast.net 
To: "Beverly Compere" <ufichina at gmail.com> 
Subject: Re: Help setting up Finance::Quote 
Date: Tue, 30 Sep 2008 16:24:27 +0000 

In Windows, it's commonly called a command prompt.

Start->all programs->accessories->command prompt.

HTH, and good luck!

-------------- Original message -------------- 
From: "Beverly Compere" <ufichina at gmail.com> 

> Hi! I'm an accountant, and have only recently "discovered" GnuCash. It 
> looks great, and I'm trying to migrate our small business books over from 
> Quicken. I'm working on a Windows XP system, and have managed to get 
> download set up from credit cards and investment companies. My last hurdle 
> is investments/securities prices and tracking. I have been able to follow 
> your instructions in the Help pages down to: 
> 1. Change to that directory, open a root shell and run the command 
> "gnc-fq-update" (without the quotation marks). This will launch a Perl CPAN 
> update session that will go out onto the Internet and install the 
> Finance::Quote module on your system. The gnc-fq-update program is 
> interactiv e, however, with most systems you should be able to answer "no" to 
> the first question: "Are you ready for manual configuration? [yes]" and the 
> update will continue automatically from that point. 
> I must confess that I don't know how to open a root shell! Any help or 
> suggestions would be appreciated. 
> Thanks for a great program! 
> Beverly Compere 
> > bannA.gif> 
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