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GnuCash is a free opensource personal and small-business financial-accounting software, licensed under GNU GPL.

Designed to be easy to use, yet powerful and flexible, GnuCash allows you to track bank accounts, stocks, income and expenses. As quick and intuitive to use as a checkbook register, it is based on professional accounting principles to ensure balanced books and accurate reports.

Features include,

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

The latest stable version Gnu Cash available for download is Gnu Cash 2.2.5 and can be compiled from source or can be installed from the openSUSE repositories (2.2.4-27.1)


Gnu Cash cash requires GNOME 2.x desktop environment, guile & slib.

Install Pre-Requisites

opensuse:~# yast2 –install guile slib

Install Gnu Cash

opensuse:~# yast2 –install gnucash

This should install the latest available Gnu Cash version 2.2.4-27.1 from the repository. This should install Gnu Cash under the Application – Office menu. When you start the first time, it takes you through the wizard to create a new file for your accounts.

For more help and documentation, click here