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Re: Accpac on FC1 and FC2?

On Fri, 2004-10-01 at 10:05, Dr. Michael J. Chudobiak wrote:
> Hi,
> Can anyone share their experiences running "Accpac Advantage Series for
> Linux" on Fedora Core 1 and 2? Are you using DB2, or something else as
> the back end?
I just went through this. Accpac is nothing more than a front end to
Pervasive (btrieve). Pervasive will certainly run on Linux but they
obviously put more development money into Win. 

However, the tables are easily converted to MySQL. From there it's
pretty easy to scrap Accpac entirely.

If you are interested in doing a conversion, I recommend doing so in
Windows (installing the Pervasive server and the data on the same
machine). The Linux version of Pervasive is far more difficult to work

> It's pretty clear that the Accpac for Linux client application runs
> under Wine...
> I'm running Accpac on a W2K server now, with Pervasive SQL, but
> Pervasive is getting flaky on me, and all my other apps are on Fedora
> now. I'd love to ditch Windows Terminal Server and use VNC instead!
> - Mike
                            David Cary Hart
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