Linux database GUI based tools

John Dangler jdangler at
Fri Jan 12 17:39:02 UTC 2007

2 I tried... dbDesigner (totally free).  Had a few quirks when I tried
it.  The other is at a site called (I think)
the product is really strong in Linux.  It's free (for the most part),
but I think the full license is dirt cheap - around $80 (USD).
I'm used to using erWin and other commercial tools since my primary
talents are in the data architecture world.  But I did like the second
package I mentioned...

On Fri, 2007-01-12 at 16:51 +0700, Chanchao wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-01-12 at 20:43 +1100, Serg B. wrote:
> > Anybody knows of any good GUI based tools for Ubuntu (or Kubuntu or
> > anything that can be compiled really) that would let me design a
> > database in a GUI like environment? I.e. Draw a table, draw another
> > table, link the tables, generate SQL, etc.
> There isn't any.  None that come close to even Access or Filemaker.
> Your options are basically:
> * Kexi  (slow moving project.. hello, I want subforms / master-detail
> forms already!)
> * OpenOffice Base  (not very polished.. might work for some uses)
> * Another one I forgot the name of and was roughly at Kexi-level.
> Cheers,
> Chanchao

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