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LinuxPlanet: Preview: Kapital, Personal Finance for Linux

Feb 19, 2001, 15:59 (49 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Dennis E. Powell)

"You don't have to spend much time among the newbie or distribution mailing lists before the outcry becomes evident: Where is Quicken?"

"Yes, there's GNUCash, and there's a Java-based personal finance manager, Moneydance, that works wherever Java does. Neither of these, though, has captured the hearts of those whose passage from Windows has been marred by lack of a slick, attractive personal finance manager."

"With its announcement today of Kapital, theKompany.com hopes to give would-be Linux users a new object of fiscal affection. An early beta suggests that the effort might just succeed."

"Even in its earliest form, the application offers a variety of account options, stock management, payment scheduling, and check printing. Shawn Gordon, president of theKompany.com, says that during the coming months users will determine what additional features are included."

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