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LinuxWorld: There's no accounting for Linux - A quick look at QHacc and GnuCash

Apr 27, 2000, 19:49 (12 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Barr)

"Is Linux getting mainstream? Not if you base your conclusion on the search results I just got at Freshmeat when I entered "accounting" as my search term. I got geek soup: packet accounting, multirouting traffic accounting, ISDN monitoring, network traffic accounting meter, and, at the top of the list, a patch for the net accounting daemon...."

"Since I am now officially a member of the independent small business set, it's time I started looking around to locate all the accounting tools I need in order to run my business."

"The first accounting package (in the mainstream sense of the term) my search on Freshmeat turned up was the nineteenth package listed: QHacc. That led me to the X11/financial section of the site, where I found 22 other packages for download. Unfortunately, most of those were for personal finances rather than business. Here is a quick look at what I did find."

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