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Troubleshooting

Get source from launchpad

Please visit LaunchPad help page related to this.

Compiling for GNU/Linux distribution

The compiling instruction will differ depending on the distribution you uses.

Requisites

  • gcc
  • automake tools
  • libgtk3.0 development files
  • libofx
  • libofx development files
  • libsoup
  • libsoup development files
  • intltool (if you have problems with .po file compilation)

Debian/Ubuntu distribution

Here are the instructions for compiling on debian/ubuntu:

  • open a terminal
  • type:

    sudo apt-get install build-essential libgtk-3-dev libofx6 libofx-dev libsoup2.4 libsoup2.4-dev intltool

  • uncompress the archive file:

    tar -zxpf homebank-x.x.tar.gz

  • move to HomeBank folder:

    cd homebank-x.x

  • type:

    ./configure --prefix=/usr

  • type:

    make

  • type:

    sudo make install

Malicious warning from your browser (chrome)

This occurs only for Google Chrome web browser users:

The installer file HomeBank-x.y.z-setup.exe is sometimes reported as malicious for some obvious reason but it is not, it's a false positive.

Be reassured, you can double check by yourself. As a first step, you can check with an online security solution, like virustotal or f-secure.

Second step, if you need to be more reassured you can do a deep scan of the installer file with your antivirus after download.

If someone were to find a true positive result, then he can contact me

Install on Mac OS X

First, this is a third party port, so if you encounter problems installing HomeBank, in despite of the instuctions below that were provided by a mac user, please try to get some help on macports, or brew or on a mac dedicated forum.

Using Homebrew package

using command in terminal

  • 1. proceed homebrew package manager:
    $ruby -e "$(curl -fsSL https://raw.github.com/mxcl/homebrew/go)"
  • 2. proceed Homebank:
    $brew install homebank

Using MacPort (on Mac OSX 10.6 (Snow Leopard)

  • 0. Check X11 is installed, if not, you have to use your Mac OS X Installation DVD to install it
  • 1. Install MacPort: http://www.macports.org/install.php
  • 2.Start a Terminal
  • 3. Type: sudo port install homebank
    • This gives error "install-sh: Permission denied" as reported here: https://svn.macports.org/ticket/24431
    • The cause of error is that "install-sh" has no execute rights
    • To fix that problem, do three more steps:
    • 3a. Type: cd /opt/local/var/macports/build/_opt_local_var_macports_sources_rsync.macports.org_release_ports_x11_homebank/work/destroot/opt/local/bin
    • 3b. Type: sudo chmod 755 install-sh
    • 3c. Type: sudo port install homebank
  • 4. Start Applications/Utilities/X11
  • 5. Type: homebank

When icons are missing (e.g. at the toolbar), do three more steps

  • Exit the HomeBank application
  • At Termnial, type: sudo port install hicolor-icon-theme
  • At X11, type: homebank