Free QuickBooks for Linux


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QuickBooks for Linux

As a Linux user, you can appreciate well-designed software even when it may not be completely in the mainstream yet. QuickBooks is software that is not going to work well for Linux because it was designed for Windows users.

In the last couple of years, and as a response to competitive pressures, QuickBooks was forced to make an online version of their accounting software available, but it was never built with online users in mind.

Now compare that to ZipBooks. We started working on ZipBooks in 2015, and it was built to be web-based accounting program that could work on any modern browser. Beyond that, you can probably appreciate the fact that we are using the latest technology.

Send and track invoices
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For example, our app runs on an EmberJS frontend with multiple micro-services running the different areas of the app. Our transaction service runs on a compiled language called Elixir which can return general ledger with 5000 transactions back in 150 microseconds milliseconds.

At the end of the day, accounting is a known solution. There are certain principles that need to be followed and so what’s going to make the difference between our accounting software and other QuickBooks for Linux options is that the technology and experience is much better with ZipBooks.

Here’s what you can expect to find with you’re free QuickBooks for Linux users alternative:

Free Invoice Templates – Creating every invoice from scratch would be a pain. Get invoices done faster with ZipBooks’ beautifully designed invoice templates. Just fill in the blanks, add your logo, and send in seconds. This free feature is part of the Starter Plan (free).

Project and Time Tracking – ZipBooks makes handling client projects easy, regardless of the type of work you do. You’ll love the ability to track project details, track time spent on each project, and generate invoices in just a few clicks, right from your mobile app. Time tracking is a paid feature and part of the Smarter Plan ($15/mo).

Payment Flexibility – You and your clients will love the flexibility to pay however is most convenient with ZipBooks. Our platform enables you to accept credit cards or PayPal payments. This free feature is part of the Starter Plan (free).

Tagging – Transaction tagging allows you to tag transactions with information like business unit, product, and location. You’ll be able to run financials with greater detail and for better business decisions. Tagging is a paid feature and part of the Sophisticated Plan ($35/mo).


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When we say that this is free, we mean it. ZipBooks isn’t going to charge you anything to create and send invoices. There are a lot of bells and whistles that you get with ZipBooks that you aren’t going to get with any other invoice software for free. That might be why you are looking for an invoice template and not invoice software.

Here’s just a partial list of what you’ll get along with your free graphic design template:

Seamless Time Tracking Import (Paid Feature after Trial Period) – You can track multiple clients, projects, and team members on different hourly rates based on the skill level of the person of the client, what project you are on or even based on the client.

Late Payment Reminders – Reminding clients to pay isn’t that fun, but when funds are running low, it’s nice to know that you can setup logic based on when you sent out the payment and how long the client has gone without paying. You can setup an unlimited number of reminders that communicate an escalating sense of urgency about non-payment. If they are slow to pay you, can outsource the tedious followup task to ZipBooks.

Credit Card Payment (Free!) – Everyone knows that you get paid faster when you let your client pay by credit card. ZipBooks has the slickest invoice payment method of any invoice template that you’ll find. All you have to do is connect to ZipBooks payments and turn on the accept credit card payment option and the credit card payment form will show up right next to the online invoice.

Auto-billing (Free!) – There are zero auto-billing options that are free besides ZipBooks. If you use ZipBooks, you are going to be able to setup a recurring profile that sends an invoice to your client on a recurring basis that you set and if you enable auto-billing, your client will automatically be billed after they submit payment for the first invoice.


In conclusion, if you’re a Linux user and you’re searching for QuickBooks for Linux users, then you should check out our service. It’s going to be a lot better than QuickBooks, because it was built with you in mind. Also, you’re going to be able to appreciate kind of the programming that’s gone into it.

We have an invoice template that will work for you. Not only that, we’ve made invoicing faster and easier than ever before, and we don’t even charge you for them.

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