[TriLUG] gnucash for businesses
conrad at bungled.net
Mon Jan 17 14:15:53 EST 2005
I just started trying to keep track of my finances. I'm a college
student, so my requirements are really minimal. I looked a few of the
available programs. I just found Gnucash's interface more oriented
towards businesses, and not really being that friendly. Also, it uses
GTK 1.0... I find it a bit ugly which means that I need to find a new
Anyway, I found grisbi which seems to suit my needs, although it does
have some rough edges. For example, it is difficult to get it to
forget about Euros and start using dollars. The preferences let me add
dollars but I was not able to delete euros. It looks like there is a
Windows port of Grisbi available on sourceforge.
On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 10:16:14AM -0500, Roy Vestal wrote:
> Funny...I was just looking at gnucash last night for home. We're trying
> to see if there is a better way to run it in Windows than via Cygwin/X.
> If anyone has done this please let me know. I need to find a home
> financial program that Windows as well as Linux. Oh yeah, price needs to
> be $0.00 to postcard-ware.
> On Sun, 2005-01-16 at 20:13 -0500, Ian Kilgore wrote:
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> > Greg Brown wrote:
> > | Does anyone use GNUcash for a home-based business? Can the exported XML
> > | format be read, and imported, by other finical software such as
> > | Peachtree or Quicken?
> > |
> > | Greg
> > |
> > I dont use it, but I believe it can import/export the other programs'
> > file types...
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Nathan J. Conrad
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