[unixODBC-support] how to connect to oracle xe?

Nick Gorham nick.gorham at easysoft.com
Mon Dec 28 11:43:23 GMT 2009

GianLuca Sarto wrote:
> Hello All,
> I was ready to leave my XP Desktop and move it to Ubuntu Karmic, when 
> I realized that I never tried my OpenOffice Base queries on Linux.
> I installed the Oracle Instant Client Basic and Odbc, and it works, 
> i.e. I can connect to our Oracle XE database with SqlPlus.
> However, no matter how I googled, I wasn't able to find a tutorial or 
> how-to setup the Oracle driver with UnixOdbc.
> I did find that Easysoft has commercial solutions for this issue, but 
> I can't afford 1500 euro: I'd rather keep my XP desktop... :-(
> thanks for your time,
> -GianLuca
I think the XE driver itself contains docs about setting up with unixODBC

Nick Gorham

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