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Popular personal financial software. Manage all your personal financial info.

Application Details:

Version: 2006 deluxe
License: Retail
URL: http://www.intuit.com
Votes: 1
Latest Rating: Silver
Latest Wine Version Tested: 1.0-rc3

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What works

I followed Ken Salter's advice in his post for installation. I first installed a clean copy of the most current version of Wine (0.9.43), then used the ies4linux script to install IE 6 only. Then, like Ken recommended, I made the .ies4linux my default Wine installation by deleting all of the files in /home/(user)/.wine and copying all of the files from /home/(user)/.ies4linux/ie6 to the /.wine folder. Installation of Quicken 2006 Deluxe went very smoothly. I had previously manually downloaded the latest patch for Quicken 2006 (R5), and was able to manually update the installation to R5 using the patch. From my Windows installation, I copied all of the data from the Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\Intuit folder to the respective Wine folder (.wine/Drive_C/Windows/Profiles/All Users/Application Data), and all data from the Documents and Settings\(user)\Application Data\Intuit folder to the .wine/Drive_C/Windows/Profiles/(user)/Application Data folder. I then opened Quicken, used "open" to open my Quicken file, and the program seems to work fine. I was able to enter new data, import data from bank sites (see below), and I am able to backup to a flash drive with no problems.

What does not

I haven't yet been able to figure out how to open .qfx files directly upon download like I can using Firefox on WinXP, rather, I have to save them in my download directory and then import them into Quicken. However, the manual import works just fine, so it's an inconvenience but not a major stumbling block.

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What was not tested

I have never used Quicken directly to get data from my banks - I've always gone through the bank's web sites - so I haven't tested this out. Also, my printer is not very Linux-friendly (Lexmark X5250), so I haven't tried to print anything. I also have not tested the program's internal PDF printer.

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Additional Comments

This was one of the "killer apps" that had been preventing my full migration to Ubuntu. It's running great and providing all the functionality I used in Windows. (Now if I can just get my printer configured...!)

selected in Test Results table below
Operating systemTest dateWine versionInstalls?Runs?Used
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RatingSubmitter
ShowUbuntu 8.04 "Hardy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jun 06 20081.0-rc3Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
CurrentUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Aug 22 20070.9.43.Yes Yes Goldan anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 7.04 "Feisty" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Jul 20 20070.9.41.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowUbuntu 6.10 "Edgy" i386 (+ variants like Kubuntu)Mar 22 20070.9.33.Yes Yes Silveran anonymous user 
ShowopenSUSE 10.2Mar 01 20070.9.31.Yes Yes Garbagean anonymous user 

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