[PLUG] Personal Check Register Software

Kenneth G. Stephens kens at cad2cam.com
Mon Jan 2 10:24:13 PST 2006


On Mon, 2006-01-02 at 08:51 -0800, Rich Shepard wrote:
>    I've used gnucash for several years and I really like the pragmatic
> interface without useless eye candy. Unfortunately, it no longer runs with
> Slackware-10.2. I spent more than 5 hours yesterday trying to resolve the
> gnome dependencies, but gave up when it wanted a different version of glib.
> 
>    The fellow who packaged gnucash-1.8.11 for Slackware-10.1 wrote back to me
> that he, too, has given up trying to get the latest gnucash to work with the
> latest Slackware. He's moved to KMyMoney (Gack! Horrible name!). Is anyone
> here using it? Apparently, it will import the gnucash data files so that's a
> point in its favor. Will I get into a KDE dependency hell trying to get this
> up and running?
> 
>    How about QHacc ... anyone here using that? It, like KMyMoney, uses the Qt
> library and is loaded with functionless eye candy of icons just because it
> can be done with that widget collection.
> 
>    Are there other options for double-entry personal bookkeeping? A ncurses
> interface would satisfy me, too.
> 
> TIA,
> 
> Rich
> 

Rich,

We had similar problems with a few applications at work.  We used a
workaround.  LD_ASSUME_KERNEL=2.4.

This allowed the compat libraries to work, I think.  I believe you are
fighting the 2.4/2.6 change.

Ken,
CAD 2 CAM




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