quasar accounting on ubuntu??

foxy123 ulist at gs1.ubuntuforums.org
Thu Jun 23 10:24:43 UTC 2005

rajaiskandarshah Wrote: 
> i presume that you have got to the open company screen and you see a
> list under company name ? the default username is admin and password is
> admin. 

you’re right, but admin/admin does not work for me 

> during the installation of firebird and quasar, there will be users
> created for firebird and quasar. so this is normal. if it wasn't there,
> then i will be worried. 

I mean I have a new user ‘quasar’ on the gdm login screen. 

> can you please try re-testing the following again ? and create another
> new company. need to check the settings and if quasard is running. most
> of the time it is something to do with the quasard server.


> 14. Setup the Quasar Server:

> sudo /opt/quasar/bin/quasar_setup


> 15. Configure the Quasar Server in the Quasar Setup window by selecting
> the Drivers tab, selecting Firebird from the Driver Name and clicking
> the Configure button.


> 16. In the Firebird Driver Config window fill in the following
> information:

> - Hostname: localhost

> - Port: 3050

> - Library: /usr/lib/firebird2/libfbclient.so

BTW, I’ve got libfbclient.so in /usr/lib/firebird2/lib

> - Install Directory: /usr/lib/firebird2

> - DBA Password: xxx (replace with the DBA password from step 3 above)

> - Username: nondba (replace with the non-DBA username from step 3
> above)

> - Password: yyy (replace with the non-DBA password from step 3 above)

> - Database Directory: /opt/quasar/databases

> - Block Size: 4096

> - Character Set: ISO8859_1 (or whatever is the default)


> 17. In the Firebird Driver Config window, click on the Test button. A
> pop-up window indicating Testing Complete should appear. Click on the
> OK button. 

it works fine

> 18. In the Firebird Driver Config window, click on the OK button to save
> the configurations.


> 19. To create a new company file, in the Quasar Setup window, click on
> the New Company button and in the New Company window enter a Name for
> the new company.

well, I have done it several times and created a few companies but
still got this error.

Could it be something wrong with the part about having the Quasar
server running on startup? 

Apart from all that your HOWTO is great. You should put it in howto
section as soon as the issue is resolved….


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