I develop and maintain loads of Access databases here as part of my job. Works with newest KDE as well: Current portage has support for Kexi as part of KOffice 1. There is undocumented feature in MSA allowing to import and export full definition of a single object to a file. I recently had a similar problem. For average Joe user this topic looks quite simple:

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We’re using mdbtools to access.

Example fragment of a query design listing inserted tables:. I would also use Open Office’s database program as it is more compatible with access from what I have read.

MDB (MS Access file) Driver Development

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Others punch in the data kei in Access btw – and I can’t see them moving from Windows to Ubuntu in a flash, to be realistic. To install it, use the following command, before running emerge:. What else can we do? I have used it a little I design databases at work in MS Access and find it is very much like access.


But any suggestions are still very welcome – I’m not prepared to give in just now.

MDB (MS Access file) Driver

All I see is 3 lines of gibberish. I was kind of hoping I could service the database from within Ubuntu with Open Source software.

I would first try importing one table at least and see how it goes. The list below may be obsolete. Any suggestions are welcome to get kexi to do the next step. Funny, but intellisense “knows” about the signature of the methods while you entering the args.

You can donate to Kexi Project: I had to rewrite the queries and rebuild the forms but that wasn’t really as bad as it sounds and not much different from doing it the first time in Access. I desperately needed to rebuild an Access db after I accidentally overwrote my windows partition small loss, the only real reason to keep it was an Access db which I had backed up onto a flash drive Kexi ultimately proved to be unsatisfactory and I ended up installing mdbtools: Thanks for reacting lt.

I tried that first. Package status for Kexi in Gentoo.

Updated kexi only a few days behind releases. This content is available under GFDL. Also check the ancillary db packages if you need them – they may not be selected. My opinion is that, if these are mission critical databases you should mbd leave it to Windows and access. On Windows the driver is bundled in the installation package.


Kexi Project – “Microsoft Access for Linux” – Development

Use the packages from testing or unstable for the mrb releases. December 6, by jsvisited 0 times. Just tell Yast to update the package I always get all of Koffice which will include kexi. Works with newest KDE as well: When it comes to the point where the business is to be done, kexi just gracefully leaves the scene and I’m back on the desktop.

I’m busy allocating more space to my Ubuntu partition in order to do so. KCrash cannot reach kdeinit, launching directly. Spread the word about Kexi! For average Joe user this topic looks quite simple: