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Linux4SmallBiz: Linux Small Business Accounting Software

Jul 29, 2002, 11:00 (6 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Stan Gatchel)

[ Thanks to Eugene von Niederhausern for this link. ]

"First, we decided to only include mature, full featured, business accounting packages which appear to have real customers (no version 0.11 releases need apply). It was a little hard to determine this on some of the packages so be warned. Both proprietary and open source packages are considered. Next, we quickly drove off any packages that are not strictly accounting. We did not include any "sort of" accounting packages like "billing and tracking" or packages that just supplement accounting with scripting or toolkits. Also left out were any personal or home packages even though this is probably a mistake since these may be just the ticket for very small businesses. We are open to a special category for these in the next round.

"The list was put together using only vendor information we obtained from the Internet. No opinions are offered by us. We just want to show you the herd. As a small business interested in Linux-based accounting, you must decide what's right for your business..."

[Having receioeved several talkbacks that indicate that this link is broken, I have rechecked it and it appears fine in Netscape, Galeon, and Konqueror. The site may be having troubles at their end, but as of 1740 GMT, this link was working. -ed]

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