GnuCash is personal and small-business financial-accounting software, freely licensed under the GNU GPL and available for GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris and Mac OSX.
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.
Install Gnucash In ubuntu
You need to make sure you have universe source list under /etc/apt/sources.list file.if you have already then follow these commands to install
sudo apt-get install gnucash
This will install all the required packages for gnucash
You need to edit the following file to access your gnucash application under Application ---> Office
Now we will create a menu entry
sudo vi /usr/share/applications/GnuCash.desktop
and you need to enter the following lines
Comment=GnuCash Personal Finance
Save and exit the file.
Now you need to refresh the Gnome Panel without logout using the following command
One more option is you can logout from current gnome desktop and login back.
Now you can access Gnucash from Applications--->Office--->Gnucash you can see this in the following screen[thumb:534:c:l=p]
Once you click on Gnucash it will start loading you can view this in the following screen[thumb:535:c:l=p]
Gnucash in Action[thumb:536:c:l=p]