[Linux4christians] Here Goes
dcparris at matheteuo.org
Mon Oct 3 07:30:23 EDT 2005
Howard Coles Jr. wrote:
>Well, Friday the Treasurer of our Church is going to start using Debian, with
>GnuCash and OpenOffice.org to manage the Church's finances!
>I've been working on this for quite some time, and well, I'm just happy its
>finally going to happen.
>She understands all that double accounting stuff in GnuCash so she probably
>wont have any problems with that, and she's never used a computer before! I
>think that is an advantage because I wont have to "un-teach" all that Windoze
>crap people get hung up on.
>I'm also going to set up InfoCentral to help keep up with the membership. The
>web based interface should be easy, and I think it'll serve our small church
>That is unless something better for Church management has come along? (Might
>be hard to do, as I think InfoCentral when I tried it last was very
The InfoCentral project has change dramatically. You'll want to visit
www.churchdb.org to get the spin-off (one of 'em, anyway), as
InfoCentral is no longer actively developed as a PHP project. It will
be going the Java/J2EE route, and that hasn't even started yet. I think
you can still get support for IC in the forums though.
That said, congratulations are defintely in order. May I follow your
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