How to Install GnuCash 3.2 in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS


This quick tutorial will show beginners how to install the latest GnuCash 3.2 in Ubuntu 18.04 Boinic Beaver.

while the GnuCash snap package is still in 2.6 stable series, the easiest way to install the GnuCash 3.x so far is using a PPA repository. And here’s a third-party PPA contains GnuCash 3.2 for Ubuntu 18.04.

1. Add the unofficial GnuCash PPA

Open terminal either via Ctrl+Alt+T shortcut key or by searching for “terminal” from software launcher. When it opens, run command:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:sicklylife/gnucash

Type your user password (no asterisks feedback) when it prompts and hit Enter to continue.


2. Install GnuCash 3.2 in Ubuntu 18.04

While adding PPA updates repository caches automatically, install the free financial-accounting software via command:

sudo apt-get install gnucash

Once installed, launch it from software launcher and enjoy!

GnuCash 3.2

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ml is a part time stay-at-home dad who've been using Ubuntu Desktop for a few years. He writes in the free time and wishes to share some useful tips with Ubuntu beginners and lovers.


  1. Hello, thanks for the tip.
    Does it work also with Lubuntu 16.04 LTS?

  2. great! Thank You! It works!