Linux databases

Jordi Ferrando Fabra jferrando at
Mon Jun 11 16:59:46 UTC 2007

I prefer 1.5.4 over 2.0.1, version 2 is still too inmature for me. If 
you wish to install it using apt-get or synaptic,
$ sudo apt-get install firebird2-super-server

Then you can download flamerobin admin tool,, 
that is "good enough" and play with the database.

Neil Winchurst escribió:
> On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 17:27:27 +0200
> Jordi Ferrando Fabra <jferrando at> wrote:
>> Hi Neil,
>> We use a small footprint database called firebird 
>> We work with windows and Linux clients, or 
>> "localhost".
>> This is SQL based, but much smaller than mysql, postgresql, and of 
>> course oracle. Our experience with the 1.5.4 version is excellent.
> Thanks for that. I have looked at the website. It looks a bit
> complicated. Anyway I have downloaded the latest version which is
> 2.0.1. Since I am using Kubuntu I cannot use the RPM version so I have
> chosen the tar.gz file.
> I suppose that I just run in the new directory, is that
> right? I will want to use it as a simple stand alone database on my own
> computer. I am not interested in linking to anything else. Are there
> any problems or traps to watch out for?
> With your help I may at last have a database that I can use.
> Neil

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