Sorry to say Good-bye to GnuCash

BPG bigskypa at
Fri Nov 20 08:31:36 EST 2009

I'm using version 2.2.9 and XP

I'd really LOVE to stay with GnuCash.....if it didn't corrupt data files

Gnu is really fun to use.

Quicken is FAST.....really fast and I can download 8 online accounts with no
problem at all.

Colin, I love your enthusiasm and encourages me to still "play with"
Gnucash.  If you have any suggestions for my sorry case I'd love to hear

Remember- ALL of my accounts from Quicken came over in QIF files with little

On Fri, Nov 20, 2009 at 3:23 AM, Colin Scott <gnucash at>wrote:

> I've moved my Rotary Club's accounts to GnuCash under Windows, and have
> been using it for about a year now.
> Apart from some difficulties with reporting - but these are design
> matters, not bugs! - I have had no significant problems so far.  OK, I
> don't use online banking (which seems to be the aspect that causes most
> grief, and which AIUI Quicken no longer keeps up with), and I would argue
> with a number of the product's design decisions.  However, it does what
> it's meant to do. and has not (touch wood!) lost my data nor calculated
> anything incorrectly.  It may not be as superficially "friendly" as
> Quicken, but IMHO it is generally pretty easy to understand and use.
> From the problems described I would guess that you are using a version
> 1.3.x, which is known to be unstable.  For processing live information,
> you should really stick to 1.2.9 until the next stable release of
> gnucash.
> Colin

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