PayThyme is the first Open Source UK statutory payroll, and has been developed by Clockwork Software Systems, who also provide payroll support and other services, and develop other business applications. At the UK Linux & Open Source Awards 2005 PayThyme payroll took the Award for the Best Linux/Open Source Server Application.
Clockwork is an original member of the Python Business Forum and our people are active in local LUGs and other organizations committed to Free Libre and Open Source Software (FLOSS).
For a supported version of PayThyme payroll
PayThyme is an Open Source UK statutory payroll software package and runs on Linux; full payroll support is available from the authors - Clockwork - and you can find details of this, together with information on PayThyme payroll features and functionality, at http://www.paythyme.com.
The general Clockwork web site is at http://www.clocksoft.co.uk and has details of our range of software products, software development and integration services, training courses and consultancy services.
Freely available to the community as an unsupported download
As committed FLOSS advocates ourselves, we have licensed PayThyme payroll under the GPL - practising what we preach - and are providing this website, http://www.paythyme.org.uk for the Open Source and Free Software community.
Here you can download PayThyme payroll source code and evaluate it free of charge.
Please read the REQUIREMENTS section carefully; it will help you get it right - remember that the downloads you make are not supported.
· You need a Linux system with gcc, the X Window System, Qt, Python and PyQt installed. (Alternatively, you can try the preview edition of PayThyme 3.2 on Windows). A monitor with resolution 1024x768 is really the minimum for some of the payroll screens.
· We have built and tested PayThyme successfully on the following distributions: Debian Sarge, Red Hat 9, SuSE 9.1, SuSE 9.3, SuSE 10.1, Fedora Core 1, Core 2, Core 3 and Core 4, and Ubuntu 5.10.
· You need Python 2.2 or later. Try installing the Thyme CD, (whose image you can download) and do not proceed further until Thyme installs without errors. Then run 'makethyme'. If this comes up with a screen, just quit. If it doesn't, and co
· Only when Thyme has installed correctly should you try to install PayThyme payroll.
· Please remember that this download version of Thyme is unsupported (Thyme is available as supported software for an annual subscription).