1.3.14 released

The LedgerSMB core team is proud to announce LedgerSMB 1.3.14. This
release corrects the final outstanding missing feature from 1.3.x,
namely the ability to edit pricelists per customer or vendor. At
this point there are no known features from 1.2.x that are missing in
1.3.x.

This release corrects a number of bugs including reconciliation
mappings not being set by default, the point of sale always using TCP
to communicate with the host for pole display purposes, unknown
databases incorrectly detected as SQL-Ledger, and more.

How do I migrate from SQL-Ledger?

A lot of people are wondering how to manage their migration to LedgerSMB from SQL-Ledger. While there is no one simple answer that will suit everyone's situation, there is some general advice.

First thing to know is - you are among friends. LedgerSMB is built on a community of people who want to see the software and it's users succeed. Information is freely shared, and as long as you are prepared to have a go at helping yourself, we are happy to jump right in and help you do that!

We now have a mailing list, whether you are actively working on migrating to LedgerSMB or even if you are staying with SQL-Ledger for now and want some friendly community support, join up the User List to get SQL-Ledger to LedgerSMB migration help

The best course of action depends on your situation:

How do I delete a company database ?

I had created a second database. To delete it, do I just drop the database from postgresql?

On a GNU-ish *nix platform use the script:
tools/delete-company-database.sh
it'll remove the roles and the database.

Performance Issues w/Ledgersmb 1.3.x

By Steven Marshall

I found something very interesting. I created a test HTML page containing solely text called testpage.html. I dropped this file in two locations. One in the Apache root directory (/srv/www/htdocs/) and the other in the ledgersmb directory (/user/local/ledgersmb/). I changed ownership of the file to wwwrun:www. I then ran the following tests:

Test 1:
URL: http://192.168.1.10/testpage.html
Results: Page loaded almost instantaneously.

Do I have to type in the full customer's name on the invoice screen? Didn't there used to be a drop-down list?

 

But I'm glad to be able to deny your conclusion above: the system will search on any partial match, both on the customer number or on the customer name. So, there's no need to spell them quite exactly.

Also, if you want the drop downs back, there's a setting in the System -> Defaults screen (third item below the currency settings input box; "Max per dropdown"). If you enter 99999 into that (assuming you don't have that many customers), you'll be presented the selection list you're used to.

FreeBSD Installation

Deploying LedgerSMB with nginx and Plack on FreeBSD by Mikkel Høgh
http://mikkel.hoegh.org/blog/2012/04/05/deploying-ledgersmb-with-nginx-a...

1.3.13 released, includes important fixes

LedgerSMB 1.3.13 has been released. The 1.3 branch brings real
security and significant scalability improvements to LedgerSMB, as
well as adding functions such as separation of duties.

Developing custom LedgerSMB extension experience

By Erik Huelsmann

In summary: adding to or changing LedgerSMB can be extremely easy

For one of my businesses, I needed to create an application to store some data on the services and products we provide. Basically, there would be one central table with some references to a few other tables, mostly to provide (short) selection lists. Also, there's one bigger complexity, because we wanted to link to our customer data.

The customer data is all stored in LSMB, so, developing this database inside LSMB's database seemed like a logical choice.

1.3.11 released

Hi all;

The LedgerSMB core team is pleased to announce the release of LedgerSMB 1.3.11.

The 1.3 branch of LedgerSMB added real security, greatly enhanced payment handling, bank reconciliation, contact management, and more to this project, and began the complete redesign of this application to provide better solutions to accounting questions.

1.3.11-rc1 released

Hi all;

1.3.11 RC1 is out. This beta version includes a significant number of bug fixes and we hope to get the general release out in two days or so if no problems are found.

The complete changelog is below.

For those interested in validating, the key areas are fixes in multicurrency handling for payments and payment reversals, particularly relating to the batch payment system. This also fixes the customer/vendor dropdown boxes where used (they are disabled by default), a few permissions issues, and the like. The complete changelog is below.

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