[clug] MS Access Replacement

Simon Haddon simon at sibern.com.au
Sun Oct 5 13:59:45 EST 2003

I know that you said you are happy with MySQl but take a look at 
PostgreSQL as there is a cool tool (written in Access) that allows you to 
migrate database and data directory to a PostgreSQL database with no real 


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On 4/10/03, 9:31:19 AM, Randall Crook <rcrook at vtown.com.au> wrote regarding 
[clug] MS Access Replacement:

> Hi Y'all,

> I have been slowly migrating from windows to Linux and am now down to
> the last final MS hang over.

> I have a number of Access database/apps (pretty menuing systems an cool
> reports) am I have been trying to find an easy way of migrating these
> DBs across to Linux. BUT I have no idea as to what application for linux
> can give me the same style of front end development that access has.

> The back end is easy enough, I was planning on using MySQL, but I am
> after a simple (ie. don't want to spend 6 weeks learning a new complex
> database language) front end tool that allows me to develope reports and
> a use friendly gui.

> Does any one on the list have some suggestions?

> Any help would be apprieciated.....

> --
> Regards,
> ------------------------------------
> Randall Crook
> rcrook at vtown.com.au

> Fatal Error: (Out of Cheese)
> Shutting Down the Universe.........
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