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Accounting software for Ubuntu

Note : This is an old article targeted at older version of Ubuntu.

For Ubuntu 9.10 or 10.04, a lot of softwares or tools available for managing accounts and financial transaction but I’ve picked the best two.

ubuntu accounting software | home-bank

1. HomeBank

Homebank is a simple and fast application program for managing accounts and transaction.Its graphical user interface is designed well(By Using GTK2) and easy to use.Home-Bank is an open source and free software, designed to serve as a personal accounting tool for all users.

Features of HomeBank

  • support multi accounts
  • It can import data from QFX/CSV files
  • you can manage your budget
  • statistical analysis with graphical charts
  • fast startup time

accounting software for ubuntu

How to Install HomeBank on Ubuntu 10.04

Open Ubuntu Software Center and search for “homebank”.Then click on install button in the results(containing homebank).Installation will begin and complete within few minutes.Then you can use homebank from Applications->Office->HomeBank.

2. GnuCash Finance Management

Gnucash is also an financial accounting software that can be used for personal use and small business.It is an open source,free and cross platform application(available for GNU/Linux,BSD,Windows,Solaris and MacOSX).GnuCash is very flexible and easy to use and you can track your bank accounts,income,expences and stocks.Some other features includes

  • QIF/HBCI/QFX import
  • transaction scheduling
  • Financial Calculation
  • Double Entry
  • Mutual Fund Accounts
  • Graphical Analysis
  • Transaction Finder
  • Localization
  • Support for Multiple Currencies

How to install Gnucash on Ubuntu .

You may also find these web based finance tools useful :

free accounting software for windows 7

accounting software free

Although there are many shareware and freeware accounting software’s are available for windows operating system but I am going to introduce you with a great open source software that is available free for all the common platforms and of course for windows 7 too.


It is a an excellent accounting software that is specially designed for personal and small business application.Using this you can easily analyze your income and expenses;you can make your bank account consistent.Since the interface design of the gnucash is very user friendly and it is a

flexible one.Hence it is very comfortable to manage small business finances and to keep an eye on your stock investments.Since the overall design is made on professional accounting principle hence the reports are very consistent and accuracy is also high.

Some features of the gnucash accounting software..

Double Entry
Reports, Graphs
Income/Expense Account Types
Multiple Currencies
Small Business Accounting Features
QIF Import
Statement Reconciliation
Transaction Finder

….for all the features visit :http://www.gnucash.org/features.phtml

For Linux Users

Note : Gnucash is an open source software and linux users can easily download it from the software packages available in the synaptic package manager or from software center in case of ubuntu 10.04.

credit : www.gnucash.org