GNUmed - an electronic MEDICAL record software for GP offices
This is not fully featured yet. Use at your own risk. You have been
gnumed [--quiet|debug] [--slave] [--text-domain=TEXTDOMAIN] [--log-
file=FILE] [--conf-file=FILE] [--lang-gettext=LANGUAGE] [--ui=UI-TYPE]
[--override-schema-check] [--local-import] [--help] [--version] [-V]
GNUmed is a solution for keeping safe and medically sound electronic
records on a patient’s health. It primarily focuses on GP offices. It
is released under the GPL.
GNUmed is written in Python with wxPython/wxWindows. Data is stored in
a PostgreSQL database. Multiple clients can work with the same database
at the same time.
Be extra quiet and show only _real_ errors in the log.
Pre-set the [debug mode] checkbox in the login dialog which
controls increased verbosity in the log file.
Useful for, well, debugging :-) Slower, too.
Pre-set the [enable remote control] checkbox in the login dialog
to enable the XML-RPC remote control feature.
Enable HIPAA features with user workflow impact.
Those features which do not affect the workflow of the user are
Set this to change the name of the language file to be loaded.
Note, this does not change the directory the file is searched
in, only the name of the file where messages are loaded from.
The standard textdomain is, of course, "gnumed.mo". You need
only specify the base name of the file without the .mo
Use this to change the name of the log file. The default log
file would be <~/.gnumed/gnumed.log>.
Use configuration file FILE instead of searching for it in
Explicitly set the language to use in gettext translation. The
very same effect can be achieved by setting the environment
variable $LANG from a launcher script.
Explicitely set the user interface type. Omitting this argument
will default the interface to wxPython.
Valid values are:
web: CherryPy web client
wxp: wxPython Python client
Continue loading the client even if the database schema version
and the client software version cannot be verified to be
Skip checking for client updates. This is useful during
development or when the update check URL is unavailable.
At startup adjust the PYTHONPATH such that the GNUmed client is
run from a local copy of the source tree rather than from a
proper system-wide installation.
Show version information about the GNUmed client and the
database it needs.
--help, -h, or -?
Well, show this help.
LANG, LC_MESSAGES, etc.
See gettext(1) for how the various locale related environment
The system-wide configuration file.
The user-specific configuration file.
The default log file.
Detailed Wiki-style documentation
Mailing list home
Source code repository (Git)
A lot of functionality is still missing. However, to make up for that,
we deliver a plethora of bugs for your amusement :-)
Use at your own risk. You have been warned. Take proper backups !