Ubuntu for Small Business

George Deka george.deka at gmail.com
Sat Sep 10 22:14:46 CDT 2005

On 10/09/05, Derek Broughton <news at pointerstop.ca> wrote: 
> I'm not convinced. I've always done my small business accounting with
> Quicken, however...

 Well over here (australia) everyone uses myob or quickbooks, there is not 
much else.
If its a really small business then yes quicken may suffice, most of those 
people use a cashbook program. - As background i am an accountant.

> > Quasar is purchase-ware with the POS, and the accounting stuff is GPL.
> > I'm very wary about this; there could be a mess.

 Very true

SQL-Ledger, otoh, is Free and even a rabid Machead and anti-GPL crusader of
> my acquaintance confessed that his wife, an accountant, considered it
> adequate for business. It does a lot more than simple accounting too. But
> it still can't import an OFX file, which imo makes it weak.

 Yes it still needs work but its getting there OFX file ???
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