QuickBooks is now available for Linux servers -- but not for Linux desktops

Posted by alc on Jun 14, 2007 10:47 AM EDT
Linux.com; By Robin 'Roblimo' Miller
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The press release started with the words, "Answering the call for an open source option from Information Technology professionals, Intuit Inc. (Nasdaq: INTU) announced today that businesses will soon be able to operate QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions® from Linux servers. It is the first time the company has made one of its products available to users of open source systems." Except QuickBooks Enterprise Solutions itself is not now and may never be open source. And even though a Linux version of the server software is now available for Linux, you will still need Windows on your desktops to use it.

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