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Thread: Windows software connect to sql db

  1. #1
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    Mar 2013

    Windows software connect to sql db

    First off all I'm new to Ubuntu.
    At the office we have a system erp that is made to run under windows platform.
    From financial reason we will try to use as a platform Ubuntu 12.10.
    So ...
    I install the Ubuntu and WIne, then erp software,
    The erp can't connect to the server. (server is install on windows xp sp3).
    Is any chance to connect the ERP (install in Ubuntu on Wine) to the sql database from server ?

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2012
    Halloween Town
    Xubuntu Development Release

    Re: Windows software connect to sql db

    Squirrel SQL is a universal SQL client, released under the GNU Lesser General Public License.

  3. #3
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    May 2007
    Virginia, USA
    Ubuntu Mate Development Release

    Re: Windows software connect to sql db

    If you told us WHICH Windows ERP package (and the version) you're trying to use, that would help.
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  4. #4
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    Nov 2008
    Metro Boston
    Kubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

    Re: Windows software connect to sql db

    unixODBC might be a possibility, but I don't have a clue how it would interact with wine.

    Oh, and if by "financial reasons" you mean you don't want to pay for a Windows license, then you don't know how to value your time correctly. Spending hours and hours trying to configure a Linux box to do something a Windows box would do right away means you value your time at close to zero.
    Last edited by SeijiSensei; March 6th, 2013 at 10:19 PM.
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