[Kmymoney-devel] Is it a bug in a stable version ?
ostroffjh at sbcglobal.net
Mon Mar 5 23:35:55 UTC 2012
On 2012.03.05 16:31, Herve CHOMIER wrote:
> First, thank you for your answer, asking me to use this e-mail adress
> As i said before, i am a french guy, so my english is not so good as
As Allan already said, your English is clearly better than my French.
Translation can sometimes be difficult, but this is a very
> I am using Kmymoney since 15 months without main problems until to
> day (I work with a version proposed by ubuntu software center, a
> 188.8.131.52 with Ubuntu 11.10 and gnome 3.2 but in classical appearance.
4.5.3 is rather old; 4.6.2 is the current version. Hopefully someone
else will provide the instructions for you to get an updated version.
> Each sunday, i realise a copy of my current file. I store this file
> on a second partition of my hard disk (only for datas) and also on a
> second external hard disk.
> A few hours before this mail, i try to open and launch Kmymoney
> charging "4 Mars.kmy" file. The indication "4 Mars(modified) appears
> and freezes Kmymoney.
> So i shutdown my PC. After that, first several times i try to charge
> differents previous files (without success).
> I uninstall Kmymoney by the instruction "sudo apt-get remove --purge
> Kmymoney". I shutdown PC, and reinstall Kmymoney by "Ubuntu software
> center" (version 184.108.40.206)
> But there is something corrupted, cause i obtain the same result.
What we need to figure out is exactly what is corrupt. More recent
versions of KMM do better checking of the internal organization of the
data file, which is a very good reason to upgrade.
> I don't know what to do to solve the problem and i hope you will help
First, try to run kmymoney from the command line with "kmymoney -n"
which will start the program without opening a kmy file. Then select
Settings/ConfigureKMyMoney from the menu bar. Click on "Home" (the
second icon) on the left side, and remove the check from all the items
on the right. Accept the changes, then open your data file. If it
opens the file, select Tools / Consistency Check from the menu bar.
(Hopefully you can find the correct menu items in translation.) The
consistency check may find problems that have managed to get into the
data file - but many of them can be fixed, so post here what the
> Thank you for your response or idea about what to do
> H Chomier
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