Linux has not disappointed me in fulfilling most of my software needs over the years. I have found really great Linux applications to serve 99 percent of my personal and professional computing needs.
Besides falling short with simple checking and investment tracking tools, the main other disappointment for me has been not having a Linux version of any major tax preparation software. In addition, I am still using a Vista-only Windows phone recorder software-and-hardware bundle to record interviews. The manufacturer abandoned driver support after that OS fiasco. – See more at: http://www.linuxinsider.com/story/Build-Your-Own-Simple-Linux-Banking-Tool-79533.html#sthash.2Pov6NkI.dpuf