Yes. IBANs are very long, bank account numbers. LedgerSMB has no problems storing, retrieving and using these without any issue.
Yes. SEPA (Single Euro Payments Area) requires support for very long bank account numbers (IBANs or International Bank Account Numbers). LedgerSMB can store and use these numbers without problems.
Assuming you have followed the How Do I Backup My Data instructions, you can restore your database as follows...
1) Restore the roles
$ psql -h [database host] -U [database admin user] < [roles backup file]
$ psql -h localhost -U lsmb_dbadmin < lsmb-roles.sqlc
2) Create a new database to restore into
$ psql -h [database host] -U [database admin user] -c 'CREATE DATABASE [new company name]'
There are two strategies in migrating your books to between accounting solutions in general:
The general approach is to migrate invoices first, creating them as they exist in the current accounting solution. Then, differences with the intended balance can be calculated and the remainder posted at-once. For more comprehensive explanation see How do I migrate my existing books to LedgerSMB?
The table below lists the compatibility of LedgerSMB versions with Perl versions. Products for which support has ceased due to End-of-Life date being reached are not listed and should not be used.
The answer to this question depends on what using means to you.
As a user of the web application, yes, there should be absolutely no problem using a recent (as in: no more than 2 or 3 years old) web browser in order to take advantage of all the features available.
Bug reports can be submitted and viewed at GitHub LedgerSMB Issues
Before raising a bug please check that it doesn't already exist.
It can be useful to discuss potential bugs on the Mailing List or IRC channel before raising them incase there is a known solution
The short answer is that TeX doesn't know how to deal with UTF-8 (or rather non-ASCII) characters. XeTeX has been designed to work around these limitations. The easiest way to generate PDFs is to install Xe(La)TeX and use the 'xedemo' templates - these templates have been 'ported' from LaTeX to XeLaTeX.
Distribution specific install instructions listed below.
Debian / Ubuntu
Install texlive-xetex that includes xelatex
Versions 1.6 and higher are under active development and are supported by the community. Planned end-of-life dates for current releases are:
- 1.6: Planned End-of-life date: 2021-06-10 (released: 2018-06-10)
- 1.7: Planned End-of-life date: 2022-10-04 (released: 2019-10-04)
- 1.8: Planned End-of-life date: 2023-09 (to be released 2020-09)
End of life
If you're looking for help on how to use EOL-ed versions, please try mailing the users mailing list.
If you're looking for someone to create bugfixes, please check with one of the parties providing commercial support or for less urgent fixes LedgerSMB Issues
Version 1.5 has been declared end-of-life on 2019-12-23. The last release in the series is 1.5.30. No further releases will be made by the community.
Version 1.4 has been declared end-fo-life on 2017-09-16. The last release in the series is 1.4.42. No further releases will be made by the community.
Version 1.3 has been declared end-of-life on 2015-12-23. The last release in the series is 1.3.47. No further releases will be made by the community.
LedgerSMB versions 1.0, 1.1 and 1.2 won't be maintained any further due to the fact that there are some known security issues which can't be fixed.