[Novalug] Windows virtualiation
rich.goodwin at cox.net
Sun Feb 11 22:30:15 EST 2007
I use MoneyDance as opposed to Quicken since I like it more than Quicken
and it runs natively on Linux. It will download from banks using
QIF/OFX. There's an active mail list and a wiki for support. There are
spurts where someone finds a bank/credit union which does not work.
Sean Reilly, owner/developer of MD, monitors the mail list regularly.
On Sun, 2007-02-11 at 18:01 -0500, Ken Kauffman wrote:
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> Quickbooks won't work with CX office. The newest Quicken will not either.
> 2006 quicken will run in CX office ... and here is a tip (#2) that
> CodeWeavers actually posted of mine:
> I have to run XP in VM Server to get that functionality. All of my
> accounts are linked to the banks they are at. I press a button and
> Quicken downloads the newest financial data and does auto
> reconciliations with my ledgers. Nothing on Linux does that.
> Rich Goodwin wrote:
> > I'm going through this now... installing VMware player to have M$ OS for
> > quickbooks. Research I've done shows there is no way to get quickbooks
> > running under Linux. I understand you can download the player, load
> > your variant of Winderz and go without any VMWare costs. i am loading
> > the kernel sources for openSuSe 10.2 as I type to install the VMWare
> > player.
> > To be clear - CrossOver Office ... doesn't crossover the Intuit product
> > line or at least a current version of Quickbooks. There is a Linux
> > Native accounting package - MyBooks. $59 for 1/2 user license on Linux.
> > In working with my accountant, it was just too much accounting for what
> > I want to do.
> > Rich
> > On Sun, 2007-02-11 at 15:15 -0500, William Warren wrote:
> >> I don't use IE except for winders updates. I want it for quickbooks.
> >> Otherwise i don't need winders on my business computer..<G>
> >> John Franklin wrote:
> >>> On Feb 11, 2007, at 12:33 PM, William Warren wrote:
> >>>> Is there a free or cheap(sub $100) that will allow me to run windows
> >>>> programs inside of Linux aka like parallels on the mac with it's
> >>>> coherency mode?
> >>> Depends on the app. If you're trying to run IE under Linux (generally
> >>> to do web compatibility testing), then you can use Wine and the
> >>> IEs4Linux install script.
> >>> (http://www.tatanka.com.br/ies4linux/page/Main_Page). That works fine
> >>> for IE 5, 5.5, and 6, but not 7. Wine is free, and runs the windows
> >>> apps alongside Linux apps. I set up Wine to run the Windows Firefox and
> >>> Shockwave for a friend of mine so his daughter could get to a particular
> >>> site on her Ubuntu box. (There is no Shockwave for Linux, and Flash was
> >>> not sufficient. Not even Flash 9.) The integration is such that you
> >>> may not notice it's a Windows app.
> >>> Like the various versions of IE, some other apps run great, some don't
> >>> even launch.
> >>> jf
> >>> --John Franklin
> >>> franklin at elfie.org
> >>> ICBM: 38º 56' 32.6"N 77º 24' 47.7"W Z+62m
> >>> .
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Remember, all Windows machines are, by definition, fault tolerant.
They run Windows don't they!!
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