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Last change on this file since 852298f7 was 852298f7, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 18 years ago

Updated to GnuCash-1.8.10; added a patch to the Guppi instructions

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.3//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.3/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY gnucash-download-http "http://www.gnucash.org/pub/gnucash/sources/stable/gnucash-&gnucash-version;.tar.gz">
8 <!ENTITY gnucash-download-ftp "ftp://ftp.at.gnucash.org/pub/gnucash/gnucash/sources/stable/gnucash-&gnucash-version;.tar.gz">
9 <!ENTITY gnucash-size "7.7 MB">
10 <!ENTITY gnucash-buildsize "108 MB (additional 24 MB for Help documentation)">
11 <!ENTITY gnucash-time "2.95 SBU">
12 <!ENTITY gnucash-docs-version "1.8.5">
13 <!ENTITY gnucash-docs-download "http://www.gnucash.org/pub/gnucash/sources/stable/gnucash-docs-&gnucash-docs-version;.tar.gz">
14]>
15
16<sect1 id="gnucash" xreflabel="GnuCash-&gnucash-version;">
17<sect1info>
18<othername>$LastChangedBy$</othername>
19<date>$Date$</date>
20</sect1info>
21<?dbhtml filename="gnucash.html" ?>
22<title>GnuCash-&gnucash-version;</title>
23
24<sect2>
25<title>Introduction to <application>GnuCash</application></title>
26
27<para><application>GnuCash</application> is a personal finance manager.</para>
28
29<sect3><title>Package information</title>
30<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
31<listitem><para>Download (HTTP): <ulink
32url="&gnucash-download-http;"/></para></listitem>
33<listitem><para>Download (FTP): <ulink
34url="&gnucash-download-ftp;"/></para></listitem>
35<listitem><para>Download size: &gnucash-size;</para></listitem>
36<listitem><para>Estimated disk space required:
37&gnucash-buildsize;</para></listitem>
38<listitem><para>Estimated build time:
39&gnucash-time;</para></listitem></itemizedlist>
40</sect3>
41
42<sect3><title>Additional download</title>
43<itemizedlist spacing='compact'>
44<listitem><para>Help documentation:
45<ulink url="&gnucash-docs-download;"/></para></listitem>
46</itemizedlist>
47</sect3>
48
49<sect3><title><application>GnuCash</application> dependencies</title>
50<sect4><title>Required</title>
51<para><xref linkend="oaf"/>,
52<xref linkend="gal1"/>,
53<xref linkend="gtkhtml1"/>,
54<xref linkend="libghttp"/> and
55<xref linkend="gwrap"/></para>
56</sect4>
57
58<sect4><title>Optional</title>
59<para><xref linkend="postgresql"/>,
60<xref linkend="guppi"/>,
61<xref linkend="scrollkeeper"/>,
62<ulink url="ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/gnu/guile/">Guile-www</ulink>,
63<xref linkend="perl-modules"/>:
64(LWP, HTML-Parser, DateManip and Finance-Quote),
65<ulink url="http://www.graphviz.org/">GraphViz</ulink>,
66<xref linkend="doxygen"/>,
67<ulink url="http://perens.com/FreeSoftware/">Electric Fence</ulink></para>
68</sect4>
69
70<sect4><title>Optional (for on-line banking)</title>
71<para><ulink url="http://libofx.sourceforge.net/">LibOFX</ulink>,
72<ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/ktoblzcheck">KtoBlzCheck</ulink>,
73<ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/aqhbci">AqHBCI</ulink>
74(requires
75<ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/gwenhywfar">Gwenhywfar</ulink>
76then
77<ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/aqbanking">AqBanking</ulink>),
78and also see
79<ulink url="http://sourceforge.net/projects/libchipcard">libchipcard</ulink>
80</para>
81</sect4>
82</sect3>
83
84</sect2>
85
86<sect2>
87<title>Installation of <application>GnuCash</application></title>
88
89<para>Install <application>GnuCash</application> by running the following
90commands:</para>
91
92<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/opt/gnome \
93 --sysconfdir=/etc --disable-guppi \
94 --disable-error-on-warning &amp;&amp;
95make &amp;&amp;
96make install &amp;&amp;
97chown -R root:root /opt/gnome/share/gnucash/doc/html/html</command></userinput></screen>
98
99<para><emphasis>Note:</emphasis> If you run <command>make check</command>
100before installing the package, you may need to do it as the root user so that
101the <application>Slib</application> catalog in
102<filename class='directory'>/usr/share/guile</filename> can be updated.</para>
103
104<para>If you want to install the Help documentation, and you have
105<xref linkend="scrollkeeper"/> installed, unpack the additional tarball,
106change into the <application>GnuCash Docs</application> source directory and
107issue the following commands:</para>
108
109<screen><userinput><command>./configure --prefix=/opt/gnome \
110 --localstatedir=/var/lib &amp;&amp;
111make &amp;&amp;
112make install</command></userinput></screen>
113
114</sect2>
115
116<sect2>
117<title>Command explanations</title>
118
119<para><parameter>--prefix=/opt/gnome</parameter>:
120<application>GnuCash</application>-&gnucash-version; is a
121<application><acronym>GNOME</acronym></application> 1.4 application.</para>
122
123<para><parameter>--sysconfdir=/etc</parameter>: This installs configuration
124files in <filename class='directory'>/etc/gnucash</filename> instead of
125<filename class='directory'>/opt/gnome/etc/gnucash</filename>.</para>
126
127<para><option>--disable-guppi</option>: This compiles
128<application>GnuCash</application> without support for creating
129<acronym>GUI</acronym> graphs and plots. Remove this option if you have
130<application>Guppi</application> installed.</para>
131
132<para><option>--disable-error-on-warning</option>: The build will fail if
133you used <option>--enable-hbci</option>, as a warning is generated. This
134option forces the build to ignore the warning.</para>
135
136<para><option>--enable-ofx</option>: This parameter is required if you want
137to build in on-line banking support using
138<application>LibOFX</application>.</para>
139
140<para><option>--enable-hbci</option>: This parameter is required if you want
141to build in on-line banking support using
142<application>AqBanking</application>/<application>AqHBCI</application>. See
143<filename>doc/README.HBCI</filename> in the
144<application>GnuCash</application> source tree for complete information.</para>
145
146<para><command>chown -R root:root /opt/gnome/share/gnucash/doc/html/html</command>:
147If the package is built by any user other than root, the ownership of the
148installed documentation files are set incorrectly. This command changes the
149ownership to root:root.</para>
150</sect2>
151
152<sect2>
153<title>Configuring <application>GnuCash</application></title>
154
155<sect3><title>Configuration Information</title>
156
157<note><para><application>GnuCash</application> must be run as root once before
158use. Simply executing <command>gnucash</command> from an
159<application>X</application> terminal and clicking on the cancel button is
160sufficient. This must be done prior to setting up accounts as an unprivileged
161user, due to the fact that <application>GnuCash</application> must update
162scheme catalogs before it is used.</para></note>
163
164</sect3>
165
166</sect2>
167
168<sect2>
169<title>Contents</title>
170
171<para>The <application>GnuCash</application> package contains
172<command>gnucash.</command></para>
173
174</sect2>
175
176<sect2><title>Description</title>
177
178<sect3><title>gnucash</title>
179<para><command>gnucash</command> is a personal finance manager.</para></sect3>
180
181</sect2>
182
183</sect1>
184
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