Install Free Finance App HomeBank 5.0 (GTK+3) in Ubuntu 14.04

February 10, 2015 — Leave a comment

HomeBank free finance software

HomeBank, a free personal finance software, was finally ported to GTK+3 by releasing version 5.0. Here’s how to install or upgrade it in Ubuntu.

Besides being migrated to GTK+ 3, HomeBank 5.0 also brings new reworked icon set, new stack chart for budget report, added a file statistics dialog, reworked and refactored import process to ease import, and some bug-fixes. For the details, see the changlog.

HomeBank 5 in Ubuntu 14.10

How to install / upgrade to HomeBank 5 in Ubuntu:

While Ubuntu repositories provide an old version of this money management software, Ubuntu 14.04, Ubuntu 14.10, and Ubuntu 15.04 users can install/upgrade to the latest version via official HomeBank PPA.

Open terminal from the Dash or by pressing Ctrl+Alt+T on keyboard. When it opens, run command to add the PPA:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:mdoyen/homebank

Then upgrade HomeBank through ‘Software Updater’, or install it by running below commands one by one:

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install homebank

Install HomeBank from PPA

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