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Gathering user feedback

When we started Skrooge, many moons ago, we decided that it would be

"a personal finances manager for KDE4, aiming at being simple and intuitive"

Now, time went by and many features have been added, and maybe the original statement has been a bit forgotten. We will spend time on refining the application usability, but for that we need your input.

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Skip Skrooge 0.5.1, jump directly to 0.5.2

To all Skrooge users and packagers : there is a bug in version 0.5.1 that will make you think all your data is lost ! Relax, it is not lost, and will be retrieved as soon as you install 0.5.2.

 

This is why we ask everyone with a version lower to 0.5.1 to skip this version, and go directly to version 0.5.2 released a few days ago.

 

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Skrooge 0.5.2 released

Release early, release often, they say, so...

 

Skrooge 0.5.2 is now available. This is mainly a bugfix and performances release, but it also contains a new feature, called alarms.

 

Alarms are built on top of "Search & Process", and basically warn you once a condition is verified. For example, you can use this to be warned when your monthly expenses in a category exceed a certain amount. Yes, you can use it to define a basic budget overlook, but its usage may be wider than this !

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Skrooge on Mac OS X, Windows

For all my personal computing needs, linux + the KDE desktop is my platform of choice. It has everything I need, and I find it vastly superior in most (if not all) aspects compared to other proprietary solutions. However, others may have different needs and/or opinions, or simply have no choice. My employer used to have many Unix stations (HP-UX and Solaris) for CAD needs, but is now moving to PCs with Windows for these too.

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