install etc

Robert Merkel robert.merkel at
Mon Nov 17 18:09:40 EST 2008

Dear Carol,

most Linux distributions come with GnuCash, which you can install with
the click of a button,.

For instance, follow the instructions on the page below for installing
software (including GnuCash) on


Robert Merkel.

On Tue, Nov 18, 2008 at 5:34 AM, Carol Brown <carolbrown50 at> wrote:
> Hi there,
> I am starting a small business and have done some research and most
> agree that GnuCash is the best accounting program for Linux. But I am
> dismayed to see that I have to download /source code/, which to me means
> /compile/ and /build/. Arghhh. I don't do compile and build. I am
> starting a business and just want to install and use my accounting
> software. As you can imagine, I have a bazillion other things to do.
> Also, I have been searching on your site and I can't find any install
> info in the documentation.The trickiest part and there's no info easily
> available.
> Many useful Linux programs are like this I have noticed over the years.
> Not all of us are Linux jocks, nor do we want to be. This is what keeps
> pushing me to just get Windows for my business so I can run Quickbooks.
> I wish you could make it easier.
> Regards,
> Carol Brown
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