Installing Finance:Quote

Dawning Sky at
Wed Oct 18 13:33:54 EDT 2006

On 10/18/06, jcnwilson at <jcnwilson at> wrote:
> Having decided to get away from Windows and try Xandros Home Edition Premium
> 4.0 I needed to change from my old DOS based accounting programme (NewViews).
> Not being an accountant I am very impressed with the help and concepts manual,
> there are one or two minor bugs.
> I cannot get update-finance-quote to run.
> I have installed from Xandros's unsupported site the package
> libfinance-quote-perl which should contain the module.
> When I try and run update-finance-quote I am told "command not found".
> Any suggestions?

> Also my old version of NewViews gave me a balance sheet where my assets and
> liabilities balanced.
> In GnuCash with its tree of accounts shouldn't assets and liabilities balance?

Not sure what you mean by "assents and liabilities balance".  But the
basic principle of accounting is Assets = Liabilities + Owners'

> Regards,
> John Wilson


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