Linux Orbit: The LO Newbie test drives GnuCash
Dec 02, 2000, 14:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Let me first say that anyone familiar with General Ledger and
Journal Voucher entries will feel right at home with this software.
GnuCash can handle that load fairly easily. I went in and setup
some accounts and established the beginning balances. After
processing some activity, I ran some of the reports. (Remember the
manual under the Help menu, because I used it a lot.)"
"One of the areas that I had problems with was trying to get the
stock prices of my stock accounts. I kept getting a "script error"
and since I know nothing about how to change their script file,
well I never got that function to work. It is possible that I was
doing something else wrong but never could figure out what my
"GnuCash is about as simple a software package that you
could find. As such it does very little for the user. The user must
ENTER everything into the system except stock prices (if one can
get it to work). So just what would help this to be a much better
package? Well (attention GnuCash developers!) consider the