How to change the price retrieval source for stock quote in GnuCash

Recently, I wanted to change the stock quote source for the stocks in GnuCash. To do so, follow the steps below: To retrieve the stock quotes for National Stock Exchange or Bombay Stock Exchange in India, use Yahoo as JSON as the source.To find the stock quote and abbreviation, visit the Yahoo Finance at https://in.finance.yahoo.comContinue reading How to change the price retrieval source for stock quote in GnuCash

How to enable greyed out Get Quotes button in GnuCash for stock quotes retrieval

On fresh install of Xubuntu 20.04 LTS, it was noticed that the Get Quotes button on the Price Editor option of GnuCash was greyed out. To diagnose this, open a terminal window and enter the following commands:$ gnc-fq-check <enter> The error Can't locate Finance/Quote/Yahoo/Asia.pm in @INC is displayed. This means that the Finance::Quotes module is … Continue reading How to enable greyed out Get Quotes button in GnuCash for stock quotes retrieval

How to update Currency Quotes in GnuCash on Ubuntu

If you use GnuCash on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, then this will apply to you. Over last few months, I have not been able to get stock quotes or currency updates for stocks on the NYSE, NASDAQ, Yahoo Finance. The reason is that Yahoo Finance Finance::Quotes module does not work anymore to fetch the quotes and … Continue reading How to update Currency Quotes in GnuCash on Ubuntu

How to debug MumbaiStock.pm with Finance::Quotes

After creating or editing any of the Finance::Quotes modules you need to test them. To test, open a terminal window and do the following to check if the module gives any errors$ cd /usr/share/perl5/Finance/Quote <enter>$ sudo cp ~/MumbaiStock.pm . <enter>$ cd ~ <enter>$ gnc-fq-check <enter> If above command returns any errors, then modify the MumbaiStock.pm … Continue reading How to debug MumbaiStock.pm with Finance::Quotes

How to create and use Pre-configured reports in GnuCash

GnuCash is a very powerful personal finance management software. It is very easy to create new pre-configured reports out of the existing set of reports provided in GnuCash. Let me explain this with a scenario. I need to extract all the dividends I have received so far. To do that, I can simply look at … Continue reading How to create and use Pre-configured reports in GnuCash

How to adjust width of GnuCash Balance column heading

Since I upgraded to Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, GnuCash would never display all digits of the balance column. Using the mouse to widen the column yielded no results. It was a struggle to find out how to adjust the width of the GnuCash Balance column within the Accounts. Finally, found by accident that just a Double … Continue reading How to adjust width of GnuCash Balance column heading

How to create a new stock quote source for Gnucash using Finance::Quote

Note that I no longer use github. This post is for technical users. The objective is to share how the MumbaiStock.pm module was created. Visit this other post to know how to add the MumbaiStock.pm to Gnucash and use it. Problem: A friend of mine uses Gnucash to manage their personal finances. They configured and … Continue reading How to create a new stock quote source for Gnucash using Finance::Quote

Gnucash not able to retrieve India Mutual Fund NAVs due to change in amfiindia URL

GnuCash Finance Quotes module has not been able to retrieve mutual fund quotes from the http://amfiindia.com website since past 2 weeks. The reason is that they have changed the URL http://amfiindia.com to http://portal.amfiindia.com. Follow the instructions below to fix the issue with a simple change to the URL in IndiaMutual.pm file. In a terminal window, … Continue reading Gnucash not able to retrieve India Mutual Fund NAVs due to change in amfiindia URL