[olug] Looking for good POS software

Sean Sinclair seanfsinclair at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 15:50:07 CST 2015

I haven't tried any these but synaptic suggests lemonpos, hoteldruid, or 


This package is a configurable general point of sale, not focused to a 
sector. It can be used at a general store, a fast-food restaurant or a 
book store.


HotelDruid is designed to make hotel rooms, bed and breakfast apartments,
or any other kind of daily rental easy to manage from a web browser.

Main features:
  * automatic assignment of reservations to rooms by user-defined rules;
  * creation of public web pages displaying room availability, etc.;
  * saving, printing, and emailing of documents and invoices;
  * electronic point of sale;
  * management of groups and privileges for multi-user operation;
  * generation of statistical reports.

It uses an SQLite database by default but can be configured for use
with MySQL or PostgreSQL.


Dolibarr ERP & CRM is an easy to use open source/free software for small
and medium companies, foundations or freelances. It includes different
features for Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship
Management (CRM) but also for different other activities.

It's a web software you can install as a standalone program or on any web
hosting provider to use it from anywhere with any web browser.

Dolibarr was designed to be easy to use. Only the features that you need
are visible, depending on which modules were activated.

This is an example of most common used modules:

  * Customers, Suppliers or Prospects directory,
  * Contacts directory,
  * Orders management,
  * Commercial proposals management,
  * Invoices management,
  * Products and services catalog,
  * Stock management,
  * Foundations members management,
  * Bank accounts management,
  * Point of Sale,
  * Payments management,
  * Commercial actions management,
  * Contracts management,
  * Standing orders management,
  * Shipping management,
  * Donations management,
  * Bookmarks management,
  * Mass Emailings,
  * Reports,
  * Wizards to export and import data,
  * LDAP connectivity,
  * PDF exports,
  * And a lot more modules...

You can also add third parties external modules or develop yours.

On 03/05/2015 11:13 AM, Justin Reiners wrote:
> Linux, even web based would be awesome, know of any good ones? This is for
> my good buddies vape shop in town.

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