database software

Willem van der Walt wvdwalt at
Mon May 13 03:53:50 EDT 2013

As part of the kies package, I wrote a database frontend that is doing 
most of what you want.
It uses adodb, so you can pick your database backend.
It is currently set up to use mysql, but can use any adodb supported 
You can grab kies from:
HTH, Willem

On Sun, 12 May 2013, Gregory Nowak wrote:

> Hi all.
> Does anyone have suggestions for database software? I'm thinking of
> something that lets the user create various databases with field/value
> pairs, and allows one to either do a search on the full database file,
> or on selected fields. What I have in mind is something similar to
> braillebase on the Blazie notetakers, or keybase on the braillenote, just
> to name a couple for those who are familiar with one or both.
> I'm running debian squeeze, but will upgrade to wheezy in the near
> future. So, I would prefer something which has a debian package. In my
> research I found gcstar, which looks like it should do what I want,
> except that it relies on gnome. I would really prefer something that
> runs from the text console, and can be used interactively, and from
> the CLI.
> Suggestions for such a beast would be much appreciated. Thanks in
> advance.
> Greg
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