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How to install Manager Accounting deb package?
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Esenicki

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PostPosted: Sat 23 Nov 2013, 18:29    Post subject:  How to install Manager Accounting deb package?
Subject description: Would like to install on Precise Puppy 5.7.1
 

Manager website download 0.9 MB deb from http://www.manager.io/standalone-edition
Package installs but doesn't work right out of the box. Clicking on menu item doesn't start Manager. Would like to know why and what needs to be done.
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mikeb


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PostPosted: Sun 24 Nov 2013, 20:09    Post subject:  

Simple answer..
they have packaged the windows version in a deb so basically its meant to run on wine. Add that and it will most likely work.

http://www.codelathe.com/mmex/
might be of interest ... its native linux just needs wxwidgets dependancy adding.

mike
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Esenicki

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PostPosted: Mon 25 Nov 2013, 20:34    Post subject:  

Thanks for reply. I think you may be confusing Manager and Money Manager Ex. I am interested in the former (see my previous link). Anyway I tried installing the Windows version with Wine 1.5.15 I believe and it spewed out error messages about missing components whatever and wouldn't instal unlike the Linux version which didn't complain but wouldn't start by clicking the menu button. I talked to the programs developer and he said someone familiar with Puppy Linux would have to help getting it to run.
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mikeb


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PostPosted: Mon 25 Nov 2013, 21:38    Post subject:  

Noted its more like a CRM on further looking..... no problem

Yes it will install but the resultant install is of a windows program.
Wine will not run the deb installer.

So install in linux and look for the windows exe file to run it as puppy may not make a menu entry.

\opt\manager-accounting\ is where the exe files are and it looks like a server if that makes sense.

Its also looking for mscoree.dll so could well be a .net application which would require mono installing to try and give .net functionality.

You may find it easier to use windows.

mike
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Esenicki

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PostPosted: Tue 26 Nov 2013, 20:21    Post subject:  

Thank you Mike for your interest and help. I've passed on your comments to the developer for his feedback.
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PostPosted: Wed 27 Nov 2013, 07:37    Post subject:  

No problem .
Sorry its not as straightforward as hoped.

regards

Mike
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