The GnuCash development team proudly announces GnuCash 2.6.2, the second maintenance release in the 2.6-stable series. Please take the tour of all the new features.
Mike Alexander has completed his reworking of the Advanced Portfolio Report. Thanks to all who provided feedback to help perfect it.
Between 2.6.1 and 2.6.2, the following bugfixes were accomplished:
Bug #497831: Can't change the date of a transaction with certain locales
Bug #721472: Fix Reconcile description column.
Bug #721677: Customer Summary does not include inactive customers
Bug #722123: Zero price entry added to price database on stock purchase
Bug #722903: Poor performance of account hierarchy, budgets, reconcile window,...
Bug #723051: Implement gncCustomerNextID in Python bindings.
Bug #723373: Don't create any sx in the since-last-run dialog if this is a read-only file
Bug #723644: Make sure that gnc_search_invoice_on_id() returns the correct type of object.
Bug #724211: Can't select march 6 date on register
Bug #724426: Errors in account plan
Bug #724578: Problems clearing incompletely paid invoices
Bug #724753: Saved Multicolumn Report Error
Bug #725131: Adding Payments to Fancy Invoice
Translations Updated: Catalan, Italian
Concurrent with the release of Gnucash 2.6.2 we're pleased to also release a new version 2.6.2 of the companion Help and Tutorial and Concepts Guide.
Changes between documentation versions 2.6.1 and 2.6.2 include:
Bug #547386: Help text for Employee section missing.
Bug #723173: One error and some typos in documentation. Thanks to Imat for the patch.
Bug #725013: Dividends reinvested example text doesn't match graphic. Also remove a useless figure and improve text.
Assorted typos and version number corrections.
Getting GnuCash for Windows (Win32 binary)
The Gnucash 2.6.2 Win32 setup executable can be downloaded from Sourceforge. It will install everything needed to run GnuCash.
Mac OSX binary
The Gnucash 2.6.2 MacOS X Intel and PPC packages can be downloaded from Sourceforge as well.
Getting GnuCash as source code
If you want to compile GnuCash 2.6.2 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:
Sourceforge: bzip2, all files.
You can also checkout the sources directly from the git repository as described here.
To compile GnuCash from the source code by yourself, you will need at least Gnome 2, Guile, and slib. In addition you will need swig if compiling from git. Please consult the README file in the sources for the exact list of dependencies and versions.
Reading the documentation online
An online version of the documentation is available on the Documentation page of the GnuCash website. The 2.6.2 documentation can be found under "GnuCash v2.6 (current stable release)" in multiple languages.
Getting GnuCash Documentation in pdf, epub or mobi formats
The documentation can equally be downloaded in pdf, epub or mobi formats from the Documentation page of the GnuCash website. The 2.6.2 documentation can be found under "GnuCash v2.6 (current stable release)" in multiple languages.
Getting GnuCash Documentation as source code
If you want to compile the GnuCash Documentation 2.6.2 for yourself, the source code can be downloaded from:
You can also checkout the sources directly from the subversion repository as described here.
About the Program
GnuCash is a free, open source accounting program released under the GNU General Public License (GPL) and available for GNU/Linux, *BSD, Solaris, Mac OSX and Microsoft Windows. Programming on GnuCash began in 1997, and its first stable release was in 1998.
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