Ubuntu for Small Business
david.bain at alteroo.com
Sun Sep 11 01:48:02 CDT 2005
On Sun, 2005-09-11 at 13:14 +1000, George Deka wrote:
> 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
> > 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 ???
I use gnucash very powerful, but hard to customize and extend. It
supports OFX files. It is certainly more powerful than quicken and
possibly as good as quickbooks, but I can't make a full judgement as I
have never used quickbooks extensively.
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