Access Database on Linux

Rashkae ubuntu at
Wed Nov 26 14:32:19 UTC 2008

Nils Kassube wrote:
> Ray Parrish wrote:
>> Isn't Mickeysoft Access a pay for play situation? I'm not able to buy
>> much in the way of software, but I do have Windows XP Home on dual boot
>> if there are any free Access clones available.
> Yes, pay for play, what else would you expect from Microsoft? I have never 
> heard of Access clones, so you can decide to either buy MS Access or get 
> another hosting package.

Well, possible,,, I've never really tried this, so YMMV.

An Access data file can be plugged into the system as an odbc data
source.  (run odbcad32admin in Windows XP).  I think you need an access
file to start with, so maybe someone can send you an empty file?  You
should then be able to manipulate that database with any Windows ODBC
database program (can Open Office Base do this?)

But really, I can't see how this roundabout nonsense can be of any use
to anyone for web hosting.

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