On Mon, 2011-10-17 at 18:52 +0100, Ian Spillane wrote:
> GnuCash isn't bad.
Clearly YMMV. I've found GNUcash horribly unintuitive. Even after
spending an evening reading the "documentation", I still can't figure
out how to make it do what I want.
> You'll have to spent a bit of effort setting proper
> account names - but these can always be amended. Pay attention to have
> separate VAT accounts for the different VAT rates and import and
> export; different sales and expenses accounts for imports and exports
> - GnuCash will not otherwise help you with your 3G form. Check your
> forms to see what kind of breakdown of information you need and make
> your accounts accordingly.
>> GnuCash is woeful for automated billing and sending out more than one
> invoice or statement but if you are happy to generate each invoice and
> print in turn then you're fine.
>> GnuCash works identically for me in Windows or Linux.
>> In my mind the main chart of accounts gives me a very simple intuitive
> overview of the accounts and feels like having manual accounts in
> front of me.
>> On 17 October 2011 18:41, Gerard Cunningham <lists at faduda.net> wrote:
> > Can anyone recommend a simple-to-use (I know, that's relative)
> > accounting package for use by a sole trader, to handle Sales, Cash,
> > Purchases, Debtors Owing and VAT for an impoverished journalist?
> > Basically I need something that's a pretty straightforward
> > metaphor/equivalent for standard double-entry bookkeeping.
> > The ability to talk to bank accounts/Revenue online is not necessary,
> > though if it can generate custom invoices as PDF that would be nice.
> > On an unrelated note, has anyone had any success in getting Unbuntuone
> > to work with a non-Ubuntu distro? Ironic that I can get a version for MS
> > Windows but not for Debian.
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> > Gerard Cunningham
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