[CentOS] Microsoft .mdb files in Open office

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Mon Nov 23 19:10:40 UTC 2009


linux-crazy wrote:
> Hi,
> 
>   Is there is anyway to Open Microsoft .mdb files in open office on
> Centos 5.3 ?

Short of running Access under wine or a virtual machine with windows, I 
don't think so.  Depending on your usage, it might be feasible to 
convert the tables to a postgresql or mysql database that could 
subsequently be accessed from access and common linux tools, even 
simultaneously.  There might be some convoluted ways to access them 
through a proxy to a running windows program if it is always available.

-- 
   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com


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