Linux.com: SQL-Ledger: Impressive Capabilities, But Needs Polish

“SQL-Ledger is a popular free accounting application with a rich
set of features. It’s written in Perl and stores your accounting
information in a PostgreSQL database, which makes deployment much
easier when you have users who work on different machines. Like
GnuCash, supports double-entry accounting. Unlike GnuCash, however,
it appears to be squarely aimed at the small business community,
boasting multiple user support, multiple company support,
point-of-sale entry, accounts receivable and payable, and stock
tracking. It has a good list of supported languages (29, according
to the Web site), and by virtue of its HTML interface is usable on
practically any modern operating system–or indeed a whole range of
different operating systems simultaneously.

“Installation is straightforward; just download a tarball to
/usr/local/sql-ledger and run the setup.perl script. It
automatically downloads and installs the latest version of
SQL-Ledger and updates Apache’s configuration file…”


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