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Beancount is an excellent piece of software for keeping track of finances using the double-entry system. I wrote a blog-post talking about how I’ve been using it for the past year or so to keep track of my finances.

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    I have had a hard time with considering Beancount: First time seeing a project host their docs at Google Docs. The mailing list is through Google Groups (which I guess is alright). Last but not least, Bitbucket :(.

    That said, the Fava web interface looks excellent, as mentioned in a previous thread, and now I see a comment stating it’s possible to use Fava without Beancount, hmm.

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      You can also find the documentation here - https://aumayr.github.io/beancount-docs-static/ . It still links to Google docs, which to be honest I also find slightly annoying, but at least for me it’s not a deal-breaker. :)

      I’m not sure if I consider Bitbucket to be problematic. There has only been one instance in the past year when I’ve had to dig through the source code. Other than that, it has been OK so far. Or what problems do you face with Bitbucket?

      And yes, Fava is awesome!

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        You can also find the documentation here - https://aumayr.github.io/beancount-docs-static/ .

        That’s quite a relief.

        Or what problems do you face with Bitbucket?

        I just find Bitbucket’s UI so uninviting.

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        For me the google docs is a pain, but the beancount and fava are really great.