wxBanker is an open source, easy-to-use, cross-platform and very simple graphical software implemented in Python and tailored specifically for home users who are looking for a personal/desktop finance application on their operating system of choice. Its developers describe it as an advanced digital checkbook register.
Features at a glance
With wxBanker you will be able to synchronize the balances of your bank accounts online via the Mint.com service, as well as to store your balances separetly and secure, so you can easily compare them with the ones of your online bank or other financial accounts. Users will be able to create random accounts for loans, deposits, and allocations.
Its graphical user interface is straightforward and easy-to-use. It comprises of a sidebar where you can add as many accounts as you want and the main view area, so you can see detailed information about each account. Tabs are provided on top of the main view area, allowing the user to easily navigate between various views, such as transactions and summary.
Its officially supported on Ubuntu/Debian platforms
For your convenience, the application is distributed as a native installer for Ubuntu and Debian-based operating systems. A universal sources archive is also provided for those who want to modify the source code in any way and optimize it for a specific operating system and hardware architecture. Please keep in mind that various Python modules are also required if you’re installing from sources.
Under the hood and supported OSes
The application is written in the Python programming language and, as its name suggests, uses the wxWidgets GUI toolkit for the graphical user interface. wxBanker can be easily installed with the pip tool using the ‘pip install -r pip_requirements.txt’ command on various GNU/Linux distributions. It is also fully compatible with the Microsoft Windows and Mac OS X operating systems, supporting both 64-bit and 32-bit installations.