GnuCash 2.0.5 Release: Debian??
kleeman at cims.nyu.edu
Mon Feb 19 12:48:15 EST 2007
Anyone know when the Debian testing will update from 2.0.2??
Chris Lyttle wrote:
> GnuCash 2.0.5 released
> Personal and small business accounting in GNU/Linux will be easier and
> better after today's release of GnuCash 2.0.5.
> This release of the free, open source accounting program improves on the
> generational advances in the last version. GnuCash 2.0 is based on
> state-of-the-art gtk2 GUI technology. Developers worked hard to
> integrate the Gnome Human Interface Guidelines (HIG) for a consistent
> behaviour and look-and-feel for the whole Desktop.
> Major changes in this release include;
> o Fix some strings not being translated.
> o Use guiles native sort and record.
> o Adjust how payment dialog resizes.
> o Don't abort when F::Q fails to return a quote.
> o Change Russian Ruble from RUR to RUB.
> o Fix security problem with tmp filesystem and symlink attack.
> o Add French and Canadian French translation updates.
> o Do not crash on delete_event in new user dialog.
> o Add sanity checks when accessing GncPluginPage.
> o Make new windows the same size as the active one.
> o The New Turkish Lira changed from TRL to TRY in 2005.
> The GnuCash development team said these new features and changes will
> make GnuCash easier than ever for newcomers.
> GnuCash is the leading free, open source accounting program and the leap
> to gtk2 will enable users to be able to enjoy cutting edge functionality
> with the freedom of not being locked into proprietory file formats.
> *Playing With Others*
> As with other leading GNU/Linux software that is designed to replace
> proprietory programs, GnuCash is a functional replacement for expensive
> accounting programs. Like OpenOffice.org and The Gimp, GnuCash is also
> programmed to communicate and interact with as many existing programs,
> institutions and people as possible.
> The GnuCash development team has continued to improve file import
> filters, which allow users to import work from old programs like
> Microsoft Money and Quicken. GnuCash can load QIF and QFX files, which
> are used by both of those programs.
> Developers have also continued to incorporate support for online banking
> into the program. GnuCash 2.0 supports OFX DirectConnect which can
> directly retrieve and import account statements over the Internet.
> Ths release is available in 29 languages, including English, French,
> German, Spanish, Norwegian, so people from around the world will have no
> difficulty operating the program
> *Off on the Right Foot*
> Users of GnuCash 2.0 will notice a few changes when they start the
> program. Improvements have been made on startup speed, scheduled
> transactions, currency support and currency quote retrievals.
> After they enter the program, users will find a double-ledger account
> system, exhaustive report options and account hierarchy tools. Also at
> their disposal is a full system of tutorials and documentation.
> *Getting GnuCash*
> GnuCash 2.0 can be downloaded from sourceforge.net. It is available as
> source code.
> To install GnuCash, users will need Gnome 2, guile, slib and g-wrap.
> *http://www.gnucash.org <http://www.gnucash.org/pub/gnucash/>*
> *About the Program*
> GnuCash is a free, open source accounting program released under the GNU
> General Public License (GPL) and available for GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris
> and Mac OSX. It is collaboratively developed by 10 people from over 5
> Programming on GnuCash began in 1997, and its first stable release was
> in 1998.
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