martin at aqbanking.de
Tue Jan 25 16:28:14 EST 2011
please note that there is currently a bug in Gwenhywfar's GTK2 frontend which
always shows asterisks in the input fields. This is already fixed in SVN and I
will release a new version ASAP.
On Dienstag 25 Januar 2011, Paul Abrahams wrote:
> On Tuesday, January 25, 2011 03:02:03 pm John Ralls wrote:
> > On Jan 25, 2011, at 11:11 AM, Paul Abrahams wrote:
> > > How can I obtain aqbanking 5? In Kubuntu 10.10 Meerkat, aqbanking is
> > > at level 4.2.4.
> > You can download it from Martin's website, www.aquamaniac.de, but the
> > last I checked Gnucash does not yet work with it.
> > Regards,
> > John Ralls
> Good news! I've succeeded in building, installing, and running aqbanking
> V5!!! It wasn't entirely straightforward, though. For the sake of the
> audience, here's what you need to do to get gnucash and aqbanking working
> under Kubuntu 10.10:
> 1. Go to the Download page of Martin's website:
> and download the latest versions of aqbanking and gwenhyfar.
> 2. Using Synaptic or some other package manager, remove all existing
> versions of all the various aqbanking and gwenhywfar packages. This might
> be overkill; I actually removed only those that caused complaints in the
> later steps of the installation. Someone please speak up if this is
> 3. Unpack the gwenhyfar files from their downloaded location:
> tar -xzf gwenhywfar-4.0.3
> 4. Go to the gwenhywfar directory and do:
> make install
> checkinstall make makeinstall
> The last two steps have to be done in superuser mode. The last step will
> produce a .deb package that you can reuse, e.g., on another computer.
> 5. Similarly, build and install aqbanking.
> 6. Remove your existing installation of gnucash and similarly rebuild
> gnucash. (You probably don't want to remove the documentation, though.)
> The configuration step is:
> ./configure --enable-aqbanking --enable-ofx
> This step is necessary to integrate version 5 into gnucash.
> To check out that everything works, go back into gnucash and do the online
> banking setup. You'll see right off that things are different there.
> Finally, go to one of your bank accounts and make sure that you can
> download the balance.
> Let me emphasize that I have no special knowledge of all this software and
> am not part of the implementation team. If I've gotten anything wrong, I
> hope someone will correct me. But the bottom line is that it's possible
> to install aqbanking 5 into gnucash because I just did it.
> My thanks to all who helped me get this far. I hope I've repaid at least a
> part of my debt to the gnucash community by writing this post.
"Things are only impossible until they're not"
Martin Preuss - http://www2.aquamaniac.de/
AqBanking - http://www.aqbanking.de/
LibChipcard - http://www.libchipcard.de/
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