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The GnuCash development team announces GnuCash 2.6.12, the twelfth maintenance release in the 2.6-stable series. Please take the tour of all the new features.

Changes

Between 2.6.11 and 2.6.12, the following bugfixes were accomplished:

Some other fixes not associated with reported bugs:

  • Various memory leaks.
  • More multi-currency fixes related to bug 763146.
  • Be more liberal in accepting business counter custom formats: li, lli, I64i, and whatever is defined to G_GINT_64 or PRIx64 on the system on which GnuCash is compiled.
  • Correctly re-value splits when the transaction currency is changed.
  • Reset the transaction currency to match the currently open account when auto-completing.
  • Refine the MacOS X localization when the system-generated POSIX locale isn't a supported locale: Prefer the country to language when selecting an alternate locale, but still pass the original language to gettext.
  • Check printing: extract address from invoice/bill for payment transactions.

Robert Fewell has contributed changes needed to allow the 2.6 series to read files from future major versions which use GUIDs instead of names to identify matched accounts with the Bayesian import matcher.

Translations Updated:Azeri, Basque, Catalan, Chinese (Simplified), Czech, Danish, Dutch, Farsi, Japanese, Kinyarwandan, Portuguese, Slovak, Serbian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian.

Important update notification

If you are updating from gnucash 2.6.0-2.6.4 on linux, you are advised to remove the guile user cache or several parts of gnucash may fail to work properly. This user cache can be found in.cache/guile/ccache/2.0-LE-8-2.0/in your home directory. It's safe to remove the whole contents of this directory.

Note .cache is a hidden folder in your home

directory. You may have to change your file manager's settings in order to view hidden files and folders.

Documentation

Concurrent with the release of Gnucash 2.6.12 we're pleased to also release a new version 2.6.12 of the companionHelpandTutorial and Concepts Guide .

Getting GnuCash for Windows and MacOS X

GnuCash is provided for both Microsoft Windows XP® and later and MacOS X 10.5 (Leopard)® and later in pre-built, all-in-one packages. An installer is provided for Microsoft Windows® while the MacOS X® package is disk image containing a drag-and-drop application bundle.

  • SourceForge:
  • Github
  • If you want to compile GnuCash 2.6.12 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:

    To compile GnuCash from the source code by yourself, you will need at least Gnome 2, Guile, and slib. In addition you will need swig if compiling from git. Please consult the README file in the sources for the exact list of dependencies and versions.

    Getting the documentation

    The documentation is available at Documentation page of the GnuCash website. The 2.6.12 documentation can be found under "GnuCash v2.6 (current stable release)" in multiple languages both for reading online and for download in pdf, epub, and mobi formats.

    If you want to compile the GnuCash Documentation 2.6.12 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:

    About the Program

    GnuCash is a free, open source accounting program released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) and available for GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris, Mac OSX and Microsoft Windows. Programming on GnuCash began in 1997, and its first stable release was in 1998.


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