GnuCash Personal Finance Manager

GnuCash is a free personal and small-business financial-accounting software that implements a double-entry bookkeeping system. It has the ability to manage your money and accounts for a variety of financial needs ranging from personal checking account, to mutual funds, retirement accounts, home loan, business accounts, and even spousal income. It was initially aimed at developing capabilities similar to Intuit, Inc.'s Quicken application, but also has features for small business accounting.

Key Features

  • Double-Entry Accounting
  • Stock/Bond/Mutual Fund Accounts
  • Online Stock and Mutual Fund Quotes
  • Small-Business Accounting
  • Customers, Vendors, Jobs, Invoices, A/P, A/R
  • QIF/OFX/HBCI Import, Transaction Matching
  • Reports, Graphs
  • Scheduled Transactions
  • Financial Calculations
  • Tabbed Pages


Install the gnucash package from the Universe repository.

Hints and Tips

See GnuCashHowTo



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Further Reading On GnuCash


GnuCash (last edited 2017-09-06 19:25:21 by ckimes)