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

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Creating symlink for Postgres

As a developer, I often ssh right into my local database, just to test my application before pushing my code. However, I find that every time I want to access Postgres, I have to type in ...
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Running MS Access Programs

I have an old program developed in MS Access and would like to convert it to Kexi somehow. The program on Windows is launched with Access. Is there any way that Kexi can launch this program? I know ...
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Need database selection advise

I know this is considered a bad question since there is no correct answer, but I need to decide on a database for embedded linux (DaVinci 368 based) hardware and I've never had to produce a design ...
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Why Ubuntu doesn't ask me for password before login?

When I had 11.04, there was an option "ask for password", something like this. I checked it out, and instead of password field I got "login" button. Now, when I got 11.10, I doesn't see that option. ...
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MySQL change datadir, problem with mysqld.sock

I tried to change the database directory, datadir, I did the following steps. My machine: Laptop Ubuntu 11.10 64-bit Install: sudo apt-get install mysql-server mysql-client All Ok, I can create ...
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Is there an Postgres ERD tool (or pgAdmin III plugin)?

Don't hold it against me, but I have a fond memory of MS SQL Server Management Studio. I could very easily generate an ERD diagram from an existing database. Tables, relationships, the works. You ...
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Get a SQLite3 db in LibreOffice (via ODBC). Using Ubuntu 11.04 (64bit)

I'm stuck with this. I had SQLite working with OpenOffice in the past. But since then i reinstalled my machine and so... Now I can't get it to work. i pretty much followed this guide: ...
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SQL modeling and design tools?

I would like to know which tool do you use for modeling tables, relationships, etc, generic database modeling, in Ubuntu. It would be good if that tool generate SQL scripts, and a plus with those ...
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LibreOffice Base missing on Ubuntu 11.10

I am an occasional user of Ubuntu & have upgraded to 11.10 (loved the prev 8.04 ) but Libre Office Base (I use databases a lot) is not available in the new Ubuntu from the Launcher. Does it get ...
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How do I export banshee library settings to another machine?

I am trying to downgrade my distro. The thing is, I have spent some few hours organising my music library and I do not want to lose my database. I have checked 'write meta data to files'. And so, my ...
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How to install MariaDB?

What is the most stable/safest way to install MariaDB?
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MyODBC with MySql in Ubuntu 11.04

I want to read mysql table data to an excel file. So I decide to install MyODBC in my Ubuntu 11.04 with these command lines: sudo apt-get install iodbc sudo apt-get install libmyodbc I start the ...
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Are there any good Mongodb GUI clients? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is a good MongoDB GUI client? Are there any good Mongodb GUI clients for Ubuntu? (Preferably that will run on Ubuntu 11.04.) I found one (JmongoBrowser) but I'm not ...
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How can I restore a corrupted Shotwell db?

While I was importing photos from a SD card in Shotwell, my laptop has crashed (shutdown because of over-heating). Now, I can no longer launch Shotwell: $ shotwell ** ...
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Should I put /var in a separate partition for a database server?

I will be using a Ubuntu server install as a server for a MySQL database. Is there any benefit to having /var in a separate partition from the root file system?
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How can I install Sybase ASE 15.5 step by step? [closed]

If anyone has successfully installed Sybase ASE 15.5 on Ubuntu 10.10 or 11.04 please share your installation process step by step. Thanks in advance
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How to I do install DB2 ODBC?

I have been trying, with no success, to install a IBM DB2 ODBC driver so that my PHP server can connect to a database. I've tried installing the db2_connect and get all sorts of problems, I tried ...
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Error when starting BitCoin

I just installed Bitcoin and everything seemed to be going well. After a few days the client stopped loading at boot and instead gave this error: DB_RUNRECOVERY: Fatal error, run database ...
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My .odb database spikes the CPU in OpenOffice and LibreOffice [closed]

my database is in .odb format, and it does not work in 9.1, 10.04, 10.10, openoffice OR 11.04 beta libreoffice but works in xp, w7 and fedora 14 The biggest issue i'm facing is that it takes minutes ...
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GdaBrowser deb? [closed]

Where can I get a GdaBrowser package? It should be somewhere in the repos with libgda packages but it isn't :/
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When will postgres 9 be supported?

When will Ubuntu support postgres 9?
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How do I log in to a database without username and password? [closed]

I want to log in to a database by running a SQL file from a UNIX script without supplying username and password (as root). Any command to do so?
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How to install mysql DB while offline?

I have downloaded mysql-5.5.9-linux2.6-i686.tar.gz file. I don't know how to install it into my Ubuntu os. I don't have an internet connection, I'm posting here from browsing center. I can download ...
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Can I share MySql database files with Windows on dual boot?

I'd like to use in both Ubuntu and Windows (dual boot) my MySql database files residing on a NTFS partition. Will it work? Any gotchas?
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How to view and/or edit a .mdb Jet MS Access database file?

I have a .mdb database file which originated from a MS Access Jet database. Is the some way to view this database, and even better, a way to edit and export it?
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I want to install and get to building a personal MySQL DB

So how do I go from installing MySQL from the Software Center to inputing data into fields and bringing in a comma delimited file? I've only had brief experience with MSAccess and OOo Base a long time ...
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Easy database tool (the more gui the better)

So a friend of mine wants to set up a database for managing his investigation data. But he does not know any programming. So i offered a little help but also want to make sure that he could manage his ...
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Database data modeler application

Is there some application for creating database data model diagrams that is able to generate SQL expressions which will create the database schema?
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Different locations for MySQL databases?

Can I configure MySQL to store a specific database in a separate place on disk? I still want any new databases to go to the default location, but there's a specific database that I'd like to have ...
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Postgresql 8.4 for newbies

Are there any how-to's or tutorials about postgresql 8.4 fro doing following things: Logging in to postgresql creating database getting into database environment adding or altering the tables ...
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OSS object oriented alternatives to oracle database

I want to know if oracle style object oriented database code can be written in mysql, postgresql or any OSS database softwares. I don't want to install the massive oracle db on my ubuntu to learn ...
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How can I install SQLite to be used with OpenOffice?

My GPS uses a SQLite database. I would like to access this data using OpenOffice to look at the relationship between data entries. Is there a way to install SQLite with OpenOffice?
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Problem in switching from PL/SQL Developer to SQL Developer

I want to become Ubuntu user, but SQL Developer is not comfortable enough for me. Main problem for me is that when I query data with select statemant and the result is displayed it is not possible to ...
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