GRAMPS Documentation Bug [Was: Re: Genealogy Software]

Albert albertwagner at
Thu Mar 9 00:34:20 UTC 2006

Brian Puccio wrote:
> On Wed, 2006-03-08 at 14:52 -0600, Albert wrote:
>>I just installed gramps via synaptic onto Breezy.  It installs 2.0.8-1 
>>and there is no help; i.e. a message box pops up when Help->UserManual 
>>or Help->FAQ are selected, an error message says: "Could not open help
>>Unable to find help files in either 
>>/usr/share/gramps/gnome/help/gramps/gramps or 
>>/usr/share/gnome/help/gramps. Please check your installation."
>>OK.  What's wrong with the Synaptic installation?
>>/usr/share/gramps/gnome/help/gramps/C and fr exists, and appear to 
>>contain help files.  /usr/share/gnome/help exists, but not 
> I do not see a separate package for GRAMPS documentation (i.e.,
> gramps-doc) to install and looking at the package dependencies, cannot
> see anything that would provide documentation, so it looks like this is
> indeed a bug.
FWIW, I just discovered that the Gramps manual v2.6 is accessible 
through the System->Help menu.  So it is installed.  The program just 
doesn't know where it is installed.

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