ANNOUNCE: GnuCash 2.6.9 released

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ANNOUNCE: GnuCash 2.6.9 released

John Ralls-2
Announcement: GnuCash 2.6.9 Release 2015-09-27

The GnuCash development team humbly announces GnuCash 2.6.9, the eighth maintenance release in the 2.6-stable series, a snap release to repair a serious bug on Microsoft Windows. Please take the tour of all the new features.
Changes

Between 2.6.8 and 2.6.9, the following bugfixes were accomplished:

    Bug #755920 - Crash (Freeze) when using File Save As.. in Windows OS Fix termination of the loop so that it's not dependent upon Linux paths
    Bug #755778 - Test failure: test-engine: duplicate test case paths.
    Bug #755781 - Files with copyright but no grant of license.

    Translations Updated: German.
    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 2.6.9 we're pleased to also release a new version 2.6.9 of the companion Help and Tutorial and Concepts Guide.
        More German Translations from Mechtilde Stehmann.
    Getting GnuCash for Windows (Win32 binary)

    The Gnucash 2.6.9 Win32 setup executable can be downloaded from Sourceforge. It will install everything needed to run GnuCash.
    Mac OSX binary

    The Gnucash 2.6.9 MacOS X Intel and PPC packages can be downloaded from Sourceforge as well.
    Getting GnuCash as source code

    If you want to compile GnuCash 2.6.9 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:
        Sourceforge: bzip2, all files.
        You can also checkout the sources directly from the git repository as described here.

    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.
    Reading the documentation online

    An online version of the documentation is available on the Documentation page of the GnuCash website. The 2.6.9 documentation can be found under "GnuCash v2.6 (current stable release)" in multiple languages.
    Getting GnuCash Documentation in pdf, epub or mobi formats

    The documentation can equally be downloaded in pdf, epub or mobi formats from the Documentation page of the GnuCash website. The 2.6.9 documentation can be found under "GnuCash v2.6 (current stable release)" in multiple languages.
    Getting GnuCash Documentation as source code

    If you want to compile the GnuCash Documentation 2.6.9 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:
        Sourceforge
        You can also checkout the sources directly from the subversion repository as described here.
    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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