Subject Re: [firebird-support] Which distribution Linux is best for use with Firebird?
Author W O
Hello Lester

You are right, my English is not very good, but I hope that people
understand me.

The idea is to have a computer with Linux and Windows on them, that's the
main case. The second (and infrequent) case would be a computer with just

In both cases the disc or partition with Linux is just for to have the
databases there. All our software is made for Windows.

We dont' want (neither need) to use some Linux program, just the basic for
to save and accessing the databases.



On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 3:13 AM, Lester Caine <lester@...> wrote:

> **
> W O wrote:
> > For security reasons we want to save the databases in a partition with
> the
> > Linux OS on them.
> >
> > That partition will be just for keep the databases, nothing more.
> Hopefully this is just a matter of converting to English?
> You mean a machine running Linux? Or do you want to go into the realm of
> virtual
> computing and run both linux and windows on the one machine ;) Possible,
> but
> another level of learning over just installing and running Linux.
> Over the years I've been round a few distributions, but I'm back with SUSE
> 11.4
> at the moment. The Linux boxes have very little more than just Firebird,
> Apache
> and PHP running on them, and on some I've even dropped the graphic desktop,
> although normally I leave it up, and can then use VNC from a windows box
> for
> management. The copy of Firebird available from the distribution is a
> little
> behind, but I prefer to download and install that manually, along with
> FlameRobin so that database management is the same on Windows and Linux ...
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