Selling Linux to Windows Users

Christopher Chan christopher.chan at
Tue Dec 16 05:43:32 UTC 2008

>> >From my experience the most useful and flexible financial software is
>>> that marketed by Sage. There are several versions suitable for
>>> business from small to large. I used to teach computerised accounting
>>> and Sage was the only software considered to be suitable for training
>>> and examination. I have written to them some 3 years ago when Ubuntu
>>> was getting going but received the standard reply that they had no
>>> plans to port their software to Linux.
> imo, there is no accounting software to beat SQL-Ledger...  The biggest 
> problem with it is that it's all written in Perl :-(

Scratch that. I MODIFIED SQL-Ledger to make it fit the needs of the 
accounting department. But that was about two years ago. Maybe the 
latest version has segment support.

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