A database is an organized collection of data for one or more purposes, usually in digital form.

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When will PostgreSQL 9.3 be supported on any version of Ubuntu LTS?

according to http://packages.ubuntu.com/saucy-updates/database/ the latest version of PostgreSQL that's supported in Ubuntu 12.04 LTS is 9.1, specifically the package name is postgresql-9.1 ...
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How to convert Android's contacts2.db to .vcf?

I have extracted my contacts2.db from a nandroid backup. I'd like to convert that to one or many .vcf files so that I can use my contacts in other applications. I already found an answer that dealt ...
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Migrating From WAMP to Ubuntu Desktop

I am moving my Wordpress site from a WAMP stack on Win7 to Ubuntu Desktop 13.10. Upon export i realized that all the tables had been written as InnoDB rather than MyISAM, so i did a find/replace to ...
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Remotely access mysql db on vm from windows as host [closed]

I have ubuntu on vmware. I've installed mysql-server on it. And now I'd like to connect to this db directly from the Host(windows) machine. Ubuntu is connected to the router via bridge. I can ping it ...
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What does this mysql error mean?

I'm on Xubuntu 13.10 64 bit. I know the password of my mysql database, but still can't login as root. I try to change the password sudo mysqld_safe --skip-grant-tables & I get [1] 8863 mypc ~: ...
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No reaction on service mysql start, init script works

After upgrading Ubuntu from 12.04 to 13.10, the MySQL server (now 5.5) does not start/stop with service mysql start|stop. When typing /etc/init.d/mysql start, everything works fine. Once it does ...
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64-bit DB2 10.5 missing 32-bit libpam and 64-bit libaio on Ubuntu 12.04

This happened to me. If it's happening to you, maybe this can save you a bit of time. I was installing 64-bit DB2 10.5 server (not sure exactly what product package -- someone gave it to me) on a ...
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Unable to directly edit DBF files in LibreOffice

I often use QGIS and need to edit DBF files asociated with the shapefile layers. I am used to do it in LibreOffice and it always worked on Windows and I think it also worked in older versions of ...
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MySQL moving DB problem

I am experiencing problems while trying to move my database files to another location. I've tried approaches described here but was unsuccessful. So, here are steps that I tried from the very ...
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Should the spell-checher work with LibreOffice Base

I have been trying to set up a set of simple databases for various projects, that require large text entries. I wanted some thing quick and "lite" so tried Glom but could not find any way of ...
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Hardware Testing and Export to Database

I am working on a project where I need to PXE boot a Linux Kernel and run several hardware tests and then save the results to a database. I am to the point where I can PXE boot Ubuntu 10 from a NFS ...
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Robomongo not switching keyboard layouts without reload on Ubuntu

I have installed Robomongo 0.8.4(a mongodb administering tool) on Ubuntu 13.10 with a deb-package downloaded from it's official site. When I switch the keyboard layout it does switch system-wide but ...
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Change Sound Juicer's CD Database

I like sound juicer for ripping CDs, but the cd-database of music brainz is very scrappy compared to freedb.org. I wanted to change the source of the database but unfortunately I didn't find any ...
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Seeking database, like Access, with picture fields

I want to move my Access database into Ubuntu 12.04. The database catalogs items my ancestors owned, and who owns them now. I'd like to put one or more pictures of each item in the database, to ...
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Libre Office Base List Box

I have 4 tables setup. This is for a course of mine and is an example DBMS. Tables: fields Categories: CategoryID, CategoryName, CategoryDescription Customers: CustomerID, FirstName, ...
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How to create a Table Search in LibreOffice Calc?

A lot of our members staff have trouble finding which counties various cities and towns are in. Our work involves writing and sending letters, of which the county is a mandatory field. I want to ...
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Ubuntu FTP Server - Hetzner

I have an FTP Backup Server in Hetzner with details Backup Server: u*****.your-backup.de I am trying to connect to it through my ubuntu server using command $ ftp u*****.your-backup.de and i see ...
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Editing/Viewing KDE activity config files

Is there a good way to edit your activities in a list, and edit other attributes about them? Like have particular applications launch on specific viewports/geometries with wmctrl when an activity is ...
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Install postgresql. Why is initdb unavailable?

I'm following these instructions, however I can only get to step 17.2. Despite installing postgresql successfully via the sudo apt-get install postgresql command, upon running initdb -D ...
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mysql/c++ connector error

I have encountered the error for connecting mysql from c++ SQLException: Connection using old (pre-4.1.1) authentication protocol refused (client option 'secure_auth' enabled) I read some existing ...
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phpliteadmin cant find sqlite3

I installed sqlite3 using sudo apt-get install sqlite3. I also installed phpliteadmin in the var/www folder. When I go on phpliteadmin, it says it cant find sqlite3 and sqlite3database. How do I fix ...
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Create firebird database in specific directory

I want to be able to create a firebird database in a specific directory. I know that the firebird user needs to have r/w/x permissions to the directory where I want to create the db. I created a group ...
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dconf changes does not work, or database is not updating

In my company we use Nomachine as a remote desktop solution for all employees, and ubuntu is the distro used. We control the posibilities for the users through dconf (including locks) but i have a ...
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How can I connect to a Microsoft Access database using PHP?

I tried to connect to MS Access database using PHP PDO from my ubuntu webserver but couldn't. I got this error: Connexion Access échouée : SQLSTATE[IM002] SQLDriverConnect: 0 [unixODBC][Driver ...
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Big data case study [closed]

I'm looking to port an existing BI (business intelligence) solution to open source. Can anyone reference a similar project with solutions that run atop Ubuntu server? Perhaps embedded? Thanks.
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ubuntu how set php+apache best performance for neo4j

ubuntu I want to config apache2 for max performance to client of neo4J. memory 15.8gb cpu inter xeon 2.53 x 8
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MythTV cannot connect to database

I'm new to Ubuntu, just installed Mythbuntu 12.04.3 (64-bit) from an iso (single fontend/backend combo). Seemed to instal fine, rebooted my machine only to find I was faced with a screen asking for ...
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Change ownership when owned have space in name?

I run into a very stupid problem, trying to migrate files into new xampp server and having hard time until i realised: The installation from package created username with space in it. So now i have ...
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WebSQL and other databases not working with HTML5 apps

I am trying to develop an app for Ubuntu Touch using HTML5 and I need to create a database to store, well, everything in it. But QtWebKit supports neither WebSQL nor IndexedDB. Is there any workaround ...
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How to connect to a MySQL database using web browser [closed]

I'm thinking of creating my own Comic Book Database on Ubuntu. I have some experience in commmunicating to a DB through a webbrowser but the problem is that I've done that for a schoolproject on ...
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Automatically deleted MySQL database table when restart server

I installed LAMP server on my Ubuntu 12.04 Server PC. I changed the database storage location using my.cnf. After I changed the location it's working fine. But if I restart my MySQL database is ...
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Install c client couchbase library on ubuntu 13.04

I'm trying to install couchbase on ubuntu 13.04. So far ok, but when i try to install the C Client Library I can't find any. Can anyone help me out on how to install the client library on ubuntu ...
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How do I install Oracle Database 12c?

I downloaded Oracle Database 12c but I'm having trouble installing it. Can anyone help me? Imported from the comments below: Then I unzipped it and installed it, but nothing appears the ...
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How to connect Ubuntu to a MS SQL server 2005?

I am using Ubuntu 13.04 and I installed Wine 1.6. I am running a dotnet application through Wine, but I am getting the following error message: An error occurred while establishing connection to ...
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OCR Feeder, creating columns

I'm trying to convert a PDF file, which has columns into some kind of editable form of document with columns, preferably Libre Office Calc. Can anyone tell me if this is possible, either directly or ...
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12.04 - MySql won't start by using service mysql start

The only way I was able to get MySql to start was to issue: mysqld When I issued this command, it started rolling back some database transactions that were conflicted. I have tried issuing ...
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Is there any way to run Microsoft Lightswitch C# Application on Ubuntu?

can someone help me out how to run application that is developed using SQL Server 2012 + Microsoft Visual Studio Lightswitch C# on Ubuntu? I know that windows application can't be run on Unix ...
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What alternatives to MS Access exist for database management on the Ubuntu platform (LibreOffice Base isn't cutting it) [duplicate]

I have a web-based MySQL database, which is very important. I have used the MySQL Connector to allow me to use an MS Access database to query, and clean up my database, through an ODBC connection. ...
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How to install db2-client on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS?

on RHEL Desktop: rpm -aq | grep db2 db2-client-9.7-1.x86_64 There is the db2-client package, OK. But How can I install db2-client to Ubuntu 12.04 LTS Desktop? http://packages.ubuntu.com/ didn't ...
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Problem with installation of DB2

I have a problem with installation of IBM DB2, it tells me it didn't find libpam.so. Is there a package I have to install to correct the problem? I used to find a solution on the web but I found ...
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Oracle Database in Ubuntu 13.04 64bit version

How to install it? I can't find any tutorial related to Oracle Database and Ubuntu 13.04 64bit. I study right now SQL Developer for which I need the Oracle Database and I'm tired of switching the ...
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Can job instances of the same CRON job be executed at the same time?

Suppose I have a cron job that runs every 5 minutes, i.e. a python script that updates a DB. If the cron job takes more than 5 minutes to complete will another instance of the same job be executed ...
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link between photo and thumb in shotwell (v 12, db schema 15, ubuntu 12.04)

How do I find the corresponding thumb to a photo in shotwell, schema version 15? The thumb files seem to have hex numbering that doesn't seem to correspond to anything in the photo table as far as I ...
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Can not start Oracle on ubuntu

       I'm using Lenovo G580 under intel i5 third generation with 4GB RAM.'m trying to install Oracle 11g standard edition after completed all pre installation and post ...
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How to remotely backup a MySQL database?

How to backup MySQL database in a remote location using rsync? I tried mysqldump but it is storing the backup in the local machine only. Also I need the backup files to be stored in tar format in the ...
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how do I install Firebird 2.1 on Ubuntu 13.04

When updating form ubuntu 12 to 13 my firebird 2.1 was uninstalled. Now, when I try to install it, it seems that the package is obsolete. root@ricardo-pc:/# apt-get install firebird2.1-classic ...
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How to install FireBird on Ubuntu 12.04

I would like intall FireBird on ubuntu 12.04 32bit. I've downloaded it from here. There is a .rpm file in ~/Downloads/FirebirdSS-2.5.2.26540-0.i686.rpm. I've seen this link for how to install it, ...
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GUI mysql tool for multiple databases

I have two discrete mysql databases (located in different servers). In windows, I can use odbc and ms access and query from tables residing in different databases. In ubuntu, is there a way or tool to ...
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Connecting to mysql 5.5

I'm trying to manage MySQL 5.5 but in Terminal I get the following Warning after entering the password: Enter password: ERROR 1045 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: ...
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Shutdown does not power off computer with db derby service

I set service db derby by this instructions Fresh Install Ubuntu 12.10 - 17. apache db derby #!/bin/bash # # Startup script for Derby ### BEGIN INIT INFO # Provides: derby # Required-Start: ...