Once I had the same problem. It seems to occur when the wrong gretl directory is selected under preferences.


Am 29.09.2011 17:26, schrieb Maurizio Spadaccino:
thanks guys,  I uninstalled the software and reinstalled with you instructions and now it works!!

Allin, before now there wasn't any itmes inside the "Time Series" Menu group related to cointegration: I must have messed up with my first install I suppose....

Very surprised of this mailing list, amazing

thanks everybody for your attention


On Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 4:36 PM, Allin Cottrell <cottrell@wfu.edu> wrote:
On Thu, 29 Sep 2011, maurizio spadaccino wrote:

> Hi, I am quite new to Ubuntu so I apologize for any kind of dumb
> questions I might ask in this post. However, I've been using gretl on my
> prevoius OS (Windows XP) and after a long procedure that allowed me to
> install a working version of gretl in Ubuntu I noticed that it would not
> feature menu items related to VECM and Cointegration Test functions,
> whilst still having commands such es coint2 available via command line.

Do you mean that under the main-window Model menu the "Time
series" entry is inactive/greyed-out? That happens if the
dataset you have loaded is not recognized as time-series,
which can be fixed under /Data/Dataset structure.

If you mean that the Model menu doesn't have a "Time series"
entry at all, or that the Time series menu is accessible but
doesn't have a VECM entry, then sorry but I have no idea
what's wrong; some weird breakage must have occurred in the

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