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Oct 03, 2000, 07:52 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rodney Gedda)

"Linux has been missing personal finance manager applications - but no longer. The rush for commercial standard apps has bred some high quality, robust programs for the Linux community."

"GnuCash ( is a personal finance manager that is distributed under the GNU Public Licence. The program has a simple graphical interface and can be used for monitoring bank accounts, income, expenses and even shares. GnuCash comes in rpm format and is easy to install. However, a point to note is that the latest versions have been optimised for use with the GNOME desktop environment; to avoid any conflicts, make sure you have the latest GNOME libraries installed...."

"Another useful financial application for Linux is Moneydance ( The program claims to be the first of its type completely written in Java, meaning it can run on all machines which have a Java virtual machine. Moneydance has been tested on a variety of operating systems, from Linux and other Unix variants to Windows and Mac."

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