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I already use ledger/hledger/beancount. How do I get started?

Go through the installation docs and get the app working. Go to configuration page and update journal_path, ledger_cli, default_currency and locale. At this point you should be able to view your journal data. Read the accounts docs to understand the account naming conventions followed by paisa.

How do I get started?

You have installed paisa and gone through the demo and you like it, but you don't know what to do next. There is no way you would sit and type all the transactions you have made in the last decade or so.

Paisa is an accounting application and you can focus on things that matters to you the most. For example, if you are not interested in tracking expenses, you can just have a single expense transaction per month. You decide the granularity at which you want to record the transactions. Just recording a few transactions per month like your salary, monthly expense and investments will go a long way and will give you pretty good picture of your finances.

Mac Desktop app fails with executable file not found in $PATH error

Mac Desktop apps are usually started with different PATH than what you would normally get in a Terminal app. Paisa does a fallback search in the following folders before throwing the error. Check if your executable binary is in any of the folder listed below, if not, create a symbolic link from one of the folders to your executable binary.