[sf-lug] Retail Software in Linux (Bookstore)

jim jim at well.com
Sun Aug 22 21:24:34 PDT 2010

   Here's a link to Python POS software, courtesy 
of SourceForge. 

On Sun, 2010-08-22 at 20:17 -0700, Brian Morris wrote:
> Hi, does anyone know about retail "point-of-sale" tools for Linux for
> regular not online stores (although on-line purchasing might be
> included and might be provided already by an independent service) -
> which includes cash register accounting, bar code reading, inventory
> control and purchasing ?
> I do not need this for myself but I have talked with a couple of
> merchants in my neighborhood, there are three bookstores, one does
> everything by hand, one uses an ancient windows system (like Win95 or
> 98), another uses a new mac system. The second one specifically has
> said they have thought about Linux, they cannot really afford to buy a
> new commercial system *compatible with the book trade* and don't like
> to give Microsoft $$ anyway, but they could not determine if anything
> suitable was available in Linux at the time (a few years back)...
> Note they all say they require special software compatible with the
> book trade, although I wonder  if that is really just a format of some
> sort, that is really just a sort of trick, an easy hack...
> Brian
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