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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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: ...
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How can I tie an alert to a LIbra database?

I want to know how to tie an "alert" or notification to a column in a LibreOffice database table. I'm a new Linux user and am working with a LibreOffice database. In the near future I intend to put ...
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How to open VDB files under Ubuntu ?

I'm working with a software that uses VDB (VistaDB) to archive log files, while everyone else uses windows and can use the Vistadb software, I'm unable to do so using my Ubuntu OS, does anyone knows ...
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Bring in old databases in MySQL?

Ok, so when mysql updated a while back, it broke. It was simply not starting. So I tried fixing it, but hadn't been successful. I finally gave up, copied all the directories & files under ...
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Database create in mysql database

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 and recently I install XAMPP 1.8.1. My problem I can not create new database using both sql command and phpmyadmin. In phpmyadmin database creation input box is not shown and ...
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Create database

I want to create database. I know that I should use the following code: mysqladmin -h localhost -u {username} -p create lrs I don't know if something should be replaced with username located between ...
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How to connect and create a database in MySQL?

I want to install MySQL and create a database on it using the following code: sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysqladmin -h localhost -u {username} -p create lrs I get the following message after ...
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How to install Oracle Database 11g Express Edition on Ubuntu 12.10?

I installed the Oracle database following the steps mentioned in this blog. Downloaded 11g express edition Created a new user oracle under the group dba. Following steps are executed using this. ...
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Mongodb shell is giving an error while connecting?

When you try to connect to mongodb it is giving a following error: root@ip-10-87-37-28:~# mongo MongoDB shell version: 2.0.4 connecting to: test Fri Mar 8 07:40:11 Error: couldn't connect to server ...
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What is skew value in Mongo DB Database replication?

I have just started the three MongoDB replica servers. I do not understand what is this screw value what it should be on which server? Which values should I monitor I have taken 2 screenshots ...
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Is there a Linux equivalent to LinqPad?

I've recently been finding myself writing more SQL, on Windows with MSSQL and LinqPad and while I want to experiment on Ubuntu to get more of a handle on databases and I have no love lost for MSSQL, ...
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How do I edit the commands that start a service in Ubuntu 12?

So I am trying out GBrowse, as we will use this later on. But then, I'm getting this ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ 256000 features ...
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How do I get a list of all applications that can be executed from Ubuntu Dash Home? Is there is some xml file that stores this information?

I'm building an application and it's very important to me to know how to get this information. In LXDE, there is /usr/share/lubuntu/openbox/menu.xml that lists all the programs that can be executed ...
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How do you use the ROWNUM fuction (or similar) in LibreOffice Base query?

I am trying to help someone who wants to put data into alphabetical order with a row number. I thought I could do a query like this select "name", ROWNUM() as "Row" from "data" order by "name" But ...
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Is it safe to delete preinstalled MySQL databases like INFORMATION_SCHEMA?

I just installed the LAMP server and PHPMyAdmin. Once I logged in I noticed databases already created and within them tons of tables and rows. My question of course is whether I can just delete them ...
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How do I copy MySQL databases to another Ubuntu machine?

I installed a LAMP server on my pc and created databases. Now I want to copy it to my friend's computer. How can I do this?