issues with the gnucash port

zoarre.37258548 at zoarre.37258548 at
Sun Sep 24 20:29:01 PDT 2006

i thought i had followed the instructions at the website. my ~/.profile:

# Your previous .profile  (if any) is saved as .profile.dpsaved
# Setting
the path for DarwinPorts.
export PATH=/opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:$PATH

test -r /sw/bin/ && . /sw/bin/

export DISPLAY=:0

my /etc/x11/xinit/xinitrc:

# $Id: xinitrc,v 2005/02/24 22:35:39 akosut Exp $



# needed for X11 appst
source ~/.profile

# merge in defaults and keymaps


it appears my .bashrc was not deleted, just empty. now that i've
deleted it, "open-x11 gnucash" works from the terminal. i still can't run
it from the x11 menu.

almost there. :)

if using open-x11 works from
butler, i probably won't care about getting it to work from the x11 menu.

--- Mark Duling" <mark.duling at wrote:
zoarre.37258548 at
> >i can launch gnucash from the terminal. i can't launch it from
the x11
> >menu.
> >
> >
> >i opened up an xterm window and just as you
described, the PATH doesn't
> >include anything from /opt/local. how do you
recommend i fix this?
> Did you do as it says here:

> 1) Have a file called ~/.profile with this in it:
> export PATH=/opt/local/bin:/opt/local/sbin:$PATH

> export DISPLAY=:0
> export EDITOR=/usr/bin/pico (or your favorite editor)

> 2) your /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc file should have this line in it:

> source ~/.profile
> And get rid of your previous .bashrc file.

> Mark

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