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

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Is it possible to open an Access 2010 database file without using Wine or VirtualBox?

I have a .accdb file created with Microsoft Office 2010 and I want to know if it is possible to open it with some native Ubuntu application like LibreOffice or OpenOffice, I know LibreOffice has ...
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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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What is a good MongoDB GUI client?

I've been using Rockmongo on Windows - it's a php based web tool. But on Ubuntu (12.04) it's behaving funny - queries timing out often - and I'm looking for better clients. Does anyone know anything ...
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Connecting MS SQL using freetds and unixodbc: isql - no default driver specified

I am trying to connect to the MS SQL database using freetds and unixodbc. I have read various guides how to do it, but no one works fine for me. When I try to connect to the database using isql tool, ...
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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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Installing Oracle database 12c on Ubuntu 14.04

Is there anyone out there that got Oracle 12c working on Ubuntu 14.04? I tried following this tutorial (which is written for installing Oracle 12c on Ubuntu 12.04): But in linking faze I encountered ...
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Where to find MSSQL ODBC driver .so file?

Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS From my Ubuntu machine I want to access an MS SQL 2005 server via ODBC. This MSSQL server is on our internal network. I've installed these packages: unixodbc, unixodbc-dev, ...
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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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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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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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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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Software for picture database

I would like to organise my growing collection of pictures into a database, which is searchable by filename or associated words (tags). How would I best accomplish this?
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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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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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How can I open .db files?

I've imported a .db file from my android device and I wish to open it using Libreoffice Base or something similarly basic with a simple GUI. How do I achieve this?
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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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Why do the “iodbc” and “libmyodbc” packages conflict with each other? [closed]

When I install iodbc the libmyodbc package is removed, and I don't understand why. Does anyone have an explanation?