[DC LoCo] Is there a viable free software equivalent to quickbooks?

Greg Reagle greagle at citidc.com
Wed Feb 25 16:04:39 GMT 2009


I have used and loved GnuCash for years.  It is not overly complicated.  I use it for my personal finances, which are quite simple.  It is even available for MS Windows and Mac OS X.  http://www.gnucash.org/

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> bounces at lists.ubuntu.com] On Behalf Of flint at flint.com
> Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 11:37 AM
> To: Jeffrey Elkner
> Cc: Vermont Area Group of Unix Enthusiasts; Ubuntu Linux DC LoCo Team
> Subject: Re: [DC LoCo] Is there a viable free software equivalent to
> quickbooks?
>
> Dear Jeff,
>
> My experience is that the only program that I cannot get running under
> wine or Crossover Office is Intuit Quickbooks Pro 2008.  The folks at
> Code
> Weavers admit that this is an issues they are actually working on.
>
> That said, I could not recommend this program for any cross platform
> effort.
>
> Alternatives are something I am interested in investigating...
> I am concerned that GNUcash is over complicated, but I have never used
> it.
>
>
> Kindest Regards,
>
> Paul
>
>
> On Thu, 5 Feb 2009, Jeffrey Elkner wrote:
>
> > Date: Thu, 5 Feb 2009 18:28:41 -0500
> > From: Jeffrey Elkner <jeff at elkner.net>
> > To: flint at flint.com
> > Cc: justlikeatree at hotmail.com
> > Subject: Is there a viable free software equivalent to quickbooks?
> >
> > Hi Paul,
> >
> > I called and left a message on your cell.  My friend Luci Murphy with
> the DC
> > Grey Panthers is looking for software to help manage their
> organization's
> > data.
> >
> > People have been recommending quickbooks to her, and I was just
> wondering if
> > you knew of a free software equivalent.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > jeff
> >
>
> Kindest Regards,
>
>
>
> Paul Flint
> (802) 479-2360
>
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