Help setting up Finance::Quote
cedayiv at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 13:04:42 EDT 2008
On Tue, Sep 30, 2008 at 7:43 AM, Beverly Compere <ufichina at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
> interactive, however, with most systems you should be able to answer "no"
> 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.
Unfortunately, those instructions don't apply to Windows users. Please see
the instructions here: http://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Windows#Finance::Quote
> Thanks for a great program!
> Beverly Compere
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