Hello Linux Geeksters. As you may know, GnuCash is an open-source, cross-platform small business financial-accounting software similar to HomeBank, designed to easily help the users track bank accounts, stocks, incomes and expenses. Via its intuitive checkbook register, it is based on professional accounting principles to ensure balanced books and accurate reports.
The latest version available is GnuCash 2.6.4, which has been released a while ago, coming with the below changes:
- Ensure that the root account is saved to the SQL backend.
- This patch allows the ability to skip rows when importing transactions.
- Updated resource files for Latvian: po/lv.po and accounts/lv/acctchrt_business.gnucash-xea
- Repaired version of Marathi Language translation file.
- Repaired version of latest Konkani language translation.
- Updated translations.
In this article I will show you how to install GnuCash 2.6.4 on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr, Linux Mint 17 Qiana, Pinguy OS 14.04, Elementary OS 0.3 Freya, Peppermint Five, Deepin 2014, LXLE 14.04, Linux Lite 2.0 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems.
Because it is available via PPA, installing GnuCash 2.6.3 on Ubuntu 14.04, Linux Mint 17, Elementary OS 0.3, Deepin 2014, Pinguy OS 14.04 and other Ubuntu 14.04 derivative systems is easy. All you have to do is add the ppa to your system, update the local repository index and install the gnucash package. Like this:
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:n-muench/programs-ppa
$ sudo apt-get update
$ sudo apt-get install gnucash
Optional, to remove gnucash, do:
$ sudo apt-get remove gnucash