Installing activeperl for automatic retrieval of quotes
jralls at ceridwen.us
Tue Sep 11 18:24:40 EDT 2012
On Sep 11, 2012, at 8:53 AM, MIchael <mgw1982 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> I am running Ubuntu 12.04. I am completely new to linux based OS´s and i would appreciate as much guidance as possible to get this activeperl installed. I have searched for gnc-fq-update an my system and couldn´t find anything. I don´t know how to open a root shell etc. as per the linux instructions in section 126.96.36.199 of the gnu cash tutorial. a quick procedure written for a complete layman would be nice but as i said any help on this matter would be greatly appreciated.
ActivePerl is for Win32. Ubuntu already has Perl installed, so you need only run
to install Finance::Quote.
Looks like the Ubuntu package maintainer screwed up and didn't include gnc-fq-update. You'll need to file a bug with them.
While they're fixing it, you can download it from
Rename it to gnc-fq-update and edit the first line to say
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