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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.

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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

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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 :

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How to Install GnuCash on Ubuntu

GnuCash, a Finance Management software is free and open source accounting software for Ubuntu.Gnucash is a cross-platform tool for managing bank account transactions and online stocks. On Ubuntu 10.04 or in older versions like 9.10 you can install Gnucash in many ways e.g from ubuntu terminal or shell as well as from Synaptic Package Manager or Ubuntu Software Center.

how to install gnucash finance management in ubuntu

Install GnuCash from Command Line

Open terminal CTRL+ALT+T or Applications->Accessories->Terminal.Then Type the command –
sudo apt-get install gnucash

Then enter user login password and type “y” to continue.Wait until the installation is complete

Install Gnucash from Ubuntu Software Center

Open Ubuntu Software Center from Applications and search for “gnucash”.Then click on install to begin installation(You may have to authenticate ).It will complete within few minutes.You can open GnuCash from Applications->Office->GnuCash Finance Management.

Conclusion : Gnucash is one of the best free accounting softwares available and it is cross-platform application so it is also available for Microsoft Windows.Gnucash for Microsoft Windows