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Apparently can run with Wine on Linux
Posted May 10, 2007 2:59 UTC (Thu) by corbet (editor, #1)
yes, Q*ckB*ks works under wine
Posted May 10, 2007 12:12 UTC (Thu) by Webexcess (subscriber, #197)
I am also using Quasar for other parts of the business, but I haven't had time to look at migrating everything from that other app.
The last time I looked, though, Q*ckB*cks refused to export all its data (presumably as a lock-in measure). I have had some really unpleasant dealings with that company, including getting scammed out of hundreds of dollars to get a bug fixed.
Posted May 11, 2007 7:33 UTC (Fri) by wookey (subscriber, #5501)
Sage is pretty good even for quite fancy accounting (multiple companies, built in stock control etc), and bookeepers like it. The DOS GUI/function key interface is quite efficient. But no doubt that version is unobtainium these days. And of course it's not free software. That and the OED (win95 version under wine) are the only proprietary apps we use.
Posted May 12, 2007 23:51 UTC (Sat) by jejb (subscriber, #6654)
My basic problem is that the firm of accountants who audit the books also run Quickbooks, so unless I can *export* to the proprietary format, my accouting bill goes way up.
So, I'll watch your experiment with interest ... I suspect there are a large number of other businesses out there in this position.
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