issues with the gnucash port

Mark Duling mark.duling at
Tue Sep 19 21:51:26 PDT 2006

zoarre.37258548 at writes:
>now i have one final problem to solve. gnucash compiled successfully but
>i can't run it. i've installed apple's x server (1.1) and i get
>the following error when i invoke gnucash from the terminal:
>_X11TransSocketINETConnect() can't get address for localhost:0:6000: No
>address associated with nodename
>(gnucash:8820): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:  
>i've searched the web and it suggests that the problem is associated with
>my DISPLAY environment variable. i've tried setting DISPLAY to :0.0 and
>loca lhost:0.0 in my .bashrc to no avail. any idea what i should do to
>correct this?

See "set the shell environment for MacPorts" here:

I'll get the relevant information on the MacPorts Wiki as soon as I can.


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