since that Quicken fiasco (see 3rd party sw topic) I'm fishing for ideas here...
iMac DV SE, Cobalt Qube 2 (Linux server, multi volume), powerbook, networked.
--QUE CDRW drive, MO, or other USB or FireWire with Retrospect on the iMac
Level of difficulty: low
--Tape drive on Linux with taper (app).
Level of difficulty: advanced
user-monitoring: very low
--Existing Jaz 1GB on Linux
Level of difficulty: medium
Any other thoughts or suggestions?