[GNC] Change configuration location.

David Carlson david.carlson.417 at gmail.com
Sat Sep 11 11:16:59 EDT 2021

Exactly which version of GnuCash are you using?  If it is one of the
sandboxed versions, I think they have different rules about where settings
are stored.

On Sat, Sep 11, 2021 at 9:20 AM Paul Medeiros <medeirospa at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I can't make gnucash read its configuration from ~/.config/gnucash.
> Instead it reads and writes its configuration to and from
> ~/.local/share/gnucash where the data files are stored.  The environment
> variable USER_CONFIG_HOME is currently set to ~/.config.  I have tried
> setting other environment variables as specified in
> https://wiki.gnucash.org/wiki/Configuration_Locations but none have
> worked.  I have also tried to find a gui configuration setting in
> Edit/Preferences but failed. When I open Saved report configurations the
> list is empty when I have all the configuration folders and files stored in
> ~/.config/gnucash.  If I move them to ~/.local/share/gnucash the saved
> report configurations appear in the list.  The contents of
> ~/.config/gnucash are currently: accelerator-map  books  checks
>  expressions-2.0  saved-reports-2.8  saved-reports-2.8-backup
>  stylesheets-2.0  translog.  Any ideas on how to fix this?
> Thanks
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