[lug] Personal Financial Software?

Ben Luey lueyb at jilau1.colorado.edu
Fri Dec 17 09:01:48 MST 2004

Mind you, I haven't done this, but you can write your own reports for
gnucash in Scheme and I'm under the impression that you have a lot of
power / flexiblity with these reports. Maybe writing some reports for
gnucash would give you the features you are looking for (also, Gnucash's
reports output html internally, which should be web publishing easier).


Ben Luey
lueyb at jilau1.colorado.edu

> On Fri, 2004-12-17 at 00:10 -0700, David Morris wrote:
>> I'm looking for suggestions on Linux-based personal finance
>> software.  I used to use Quicken 2001 and it was adequate,
>> but Quicken 2004 has lots of bugs and its attitude of
>> "you're too stupid to know what you *really* want to do"
>> annoys me to the point that I'm not willing to use it.
>> What I'd really like to do is find a Linux alternative,
>> ideally something with the capability to publish selected
>> reports to the web and enter transactions from a web form
>> (but not necissarily edit them).
>> I've tested GnuCash, Moneydance, SQL-Ledger, Kapital, and
>> two others whose names I don't recall at the moment.  None
>> of them really come even remotely close to ideal though
>> GnuCash comes the closest except for its complete lack of
>> graphs, no overview type screen, and the fact that it needs
>> to constantly open new windows (which could be done better
>> using the existing tabs interface).
>> I have seriously considered writing my own package but doing
>> so is a non-trivial task and I already have several ongoing
>> projects I don't have enough time to finish.
>> Any suggestions other than the

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