GnuCash is opensource double entry accounting software. It is a free alternative to Quicken or Microsoft Money. It includes support for importing transactions from banks.

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compiling gnucash from source on linux mint

trying to compile gnucash on linux mint caused "libgnomecanvas not found" error. trying to compile libgnomecanvas caused "gail and libart not found" error. gail requires libgnomecanvas to compile I'd ...
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Total Net Assets does not appear in Gnucash

I noticed today in gnucash that my total net assets, normally at the bottom of most screens, does not have an amount. I ran a balance sheet report and there was no total for either total assets, total ...
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GnuCash get quotes on stock price from the internet

I have followed the instructions here, using the exact example, to have automatic stock price updates in GnuCash. When I click price editor -> Get Quotes it returns in a warning Unable to retrieve ...
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Custom accounts list for new GnuCash file

I'm setting up several new accounts in GnuCash and would like the account categories to align with my employer's internal categories. When using the New File... wizard, there's a step where you can ...
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Gnucash: How retained earnings in the balance sheet report are calculated?

I'm trying to figure out how Balance sheet report is calculated in Gnucash. I'm using Trading accounts and latest currency prices in the report. I understood all the figures in it except Retained ...
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Gnucash: how to breakdown assets by various accounts?

Suppose I have the following accounts in Gnucash: Assets Bank A Risky account, $1000 Non-risky account, $2000 Bank B Risky account, $5000 Non-risky account, ...
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Gnucash: how to convert a huge XML data file into sqlite?

I'm using Gnucash 2.4.13 and I have a big old XML data file (5 years of recording). I'd like to convert it to Sqlite file. Reason: I want to try some third-party apps that can make nice reports out of ...
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How to move Mint transaction data to GnuCash

Online financial aggregators are great for getting transactions from all of your accounts into one place, but the accounting tools they provide are pretty minimal. I'm a Mint user, and I like the idea ...
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How to install GnuCash 2.6 on linux mint 16?

Is there a way to install GnuCash 2.6 on linux mint 16? I tried to compile it from sources, but got the following error configure: error: Library requirements (glib-2.0 >= 2.28 gio-2.0 >= 2.25 ...
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Change GnuCash user settings location

I've been wondering if it is possible to change default location of user settings for gnucash. By default the folder is located on Windows: C:\Users\UserName\.gnucash I would like to relocate it in ...
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Export-Import data in GnuCash

I'd like to take a huge number of transactions in an account, and copy them in another new set of accounts. I tried to export -> accounts and then in the new file import -> accounts and it ...
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Is there a shortcut key to 'Split' a transaction in GnuCash?

When entering transactions in GnuCash 2.4.13, is there a shortcut key to split a transaction? My cursor is at either the Debit or Credit colum for the transaction.
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Gnucash: credit card reports

On the Profit & Loss statement for Gnucash, it doesn't list the money that I've paid to my credit cards and loans. My credit card and student loans are set up as separate accounts under the head ...
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GnuCash not starting after upgrade

After upgrading to 2.4.11, GnuCash does not start on my XP machine. I start it and nothing happens. Looking with What's Running, I see: gnucash-2.4.11-setup.exe gnucash-2.4.11-setup.tmp ...
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The FINISH button on GnuCash Account Reconciliation is greyed out

This is my first attempt at using GnuCash to reconcile checking account. I've checked the transactions that appear on statement and the green check appears in the 'R' Column. According to GnuCash ...
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How to quickly view data inside gnucash file?

Gnucash loads for about 40 seconds (on my device). It's not handy to load it, watch one number and close it. How to generate data from it (e.g. export everything in plaintext form to console) fast, ...
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How can I change the font size in GnuCash on OS X?

How can I change the font size in GnuCash on OS X? I wasn't able to find anything in the preferences. I tried using 'gconftool-2' on '~/.gconf' where GnuCash stores its GTK settings, but I wasn't ...
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GnuCash delete backup and log files

Is it possible to auto delete gnucash backup and log files? Maybe at least I can specify another location for such files? Edit I've found a related issue in project's Bugzilla: ...
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Gnucash for Mac has got my locale wrong

My Mac locale is set to Philippines, but Gnucash defaults to Australia since it is the first on the list. How do I fix this?
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Importing GnuCash data into Quicken

I've been looking and it seems like no one has ever moved from GnuCash to Quicken! I know that GnuCash can import .qif's but Quicken cannot import GnuCash's XML files and I can't see any way to ...
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How well does GnuCash cope with stock and investment tracking? [closed]

I am used to MS-Money, but need to make a move at some point? Will GnuCash: Automatically update stock prices Cope with stock splits Cope with stocks in more than one currency What investment ...
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Make gnucash to track something other than money

How to make gnucash track something other that national currencies and securities, for example, DVD-RW Discs, books and other things I can lend to people. I want to know who owes me some discs and ...