Top Linux Personal Finance Software Solutions

Check out the (mostly free) variety of personal finance software for Linux. Making the most of your money and budgeting properly will play a key role in financial success!

Moneydance

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Moneydance for Linux offers impressive features, including multiple currency support, currency rate updates, an organized home page and backup to Dropbox. Easy-to-install extensions are available to enhance the features Moneydance offers. More

You Need A Budget

You Need a Budget runs on Linux systems courtesy of Adobe AIR, a platform that allows for YNAB's slick look with easy to read graphic qualities. YNAB is great for anyone who is really into keeping tabs on their budget, and it's the budgeting software to check out for anyone who wants to get started with budgeting. YNAB offers some great options for support, learning about budgeting and living within your means. More

GnuCash

GnuCash for Linux sports a plain-looking interface, but still has a good feature set, including online stock quotes, small business features, ​and multiple currency support. More

KMyMoney

KMyMoney supports investment accounts and retrieves online stock quotes. Personal finance reports can be configured a number of ways, and KMyMoney widgets can be installed to add further functionality such as a pop-up calculator and date selection calendar.

The KMyMoney interface looks clean, easy to navigate and less dated than some of the other personal finance options for Linux. KMyMoney's online user manual is an excellent resource that takes you step-by-step through all features. More

Buddi

Buddi is designed to be easy to use even if you have no financial background. Buddi has very simple features for budgeting, tracking accounts and generating a few personal finance reports, and there are translations for many languages. Plugins are available to extend Buddi's features for reporting, data synchronization and importing or exporting data.

Buddi's interface is clean, but perhaps too clean: there are no icon buttons for frequently-used features. All commands are done from the File, Edit, or another menu. The online documentation is understandable, so it is worth a try if you want personal finance software with bare-bones features. More

AceMoney

AceMoney for Linux offers a variety of personal finance reports plus budgeting, investment tracking, and e-commerce features. AceMoney imports account transactions from most financial institutions using QIF or OFX downloads.

AceMoney supports over 150 currencies and automatically downloads exchange rates via the Internet. More

PLCash

PLCash is another free personal finance software application for Linux. PLCash does not have support for online banking, but it will handle general personal finances with multiple account registers, reconciliations, reports and more. PLCash has a number of options for personal finance reporting and it supports investment accounts.

The PLCash interface is simple and easy to use. Icons at the top of the screen clearly indicate the commands represented, such as print, find, save, etc.

PLCash user documentation is comprehensive and well-written. More

Online Personal Finance Software

If you are not completely satisfied with your Linux personal finance software, you can always try online personal finance software. Web-based financial software is being actively developed by many competitors, and most of them offer free personal finance software. Most online personal finance software will run in Firefox for Linux. More