GnuCash 2.6.18 Released with Some Fixes (Ubuntu PPA)

GnuCash

Free accounting software GnuCash got a new update recently for its 2.6 stable series.

GnuCash 2.6.18 is primarily comprised of bug fixes, 包括 2 bugs that are six years old. They are:

  • Calendar of upcoming SXes has various display issues.
  • Interdependent report options fail to change state after using apply for a limited number of times.
  • Set Invoice/Bill items date correctly from imported CSV.
  • unifying “Clear the entry.” tooltip on Loan Repayment Calculator.
  • Persian currency symbol is doubled.
  • Added Catalan Accounts for the New Account Assistant
  • Fixed errors from loading init.py.
  • Run the python bindings tests in a CMake build.
  • Implement dist, distcheck, and uninstall targets for CMake build.

How to Install GnuCash in Ubuntu:

GetDeb repository contains the most recent GnuCash packages for Ubuntu 16.04, 和 Ubuntu 17.04, though the 2.6.18 is not available at the moment (Be patient, it will be available in a few days).

1. To add the repository, open terminal (Ctrl+Alt+T) and run command:

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://archive.getdeb.net/ubuntu $(lsb_release -sc)-getdeb apps" >> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/getdeb.list'

For Linux Mint 18.x, 替换 $(lsb_release -sc) in the code with xenial.

2. Then install the key so to trust the updates from the repository via command:

wget-q-O - http://archive.getdeb.net/getdeb-archive.key | sudo apt-key add -

3. Once the new release is published in that repository, use Software Updater to upgrade it:

upgrade GnuCash

or install GnuCash for the first time via either system package manager or run commands:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install gnucash

卸载:

To remove GnuCash financial-accounting software, either use system package manager or run command:

sudo apt-get remove --autoremove gnucash

To remove GetDeb repository, launch “Software & Updates” utility and navigate to Other Software tab.

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