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I was looking for a database program to do some small personal stuff, not heavy-duty business. I thought about OpenOffice, I saw that they have a DB program. But I have some questions.
First: Does anyone have any suggestions in terms of Standard OO or NeoOffice? Is X11 hard to work with?
Also, I don't really want the whole OO, so does anyone know if theres a way to download only the DB component? (I'm assuming that since its open source I can ask this question without fear of lectures on Piracy...)
Also, if anyone has any other suggestions regarding this or other DB programs I'd appreciate it.
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im sure that the DB package is only part of OOo 2 and it still in beta testing. Dont let that put you off though it will be more than stable.

As for only installing only that compenent i have no idea but i dont see why you shouldnt be able to.

X11 is nothing to worry about, install it and then point OOo to it when you install, job done
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You may want to try the DB associated with Appleworks. Just a suggestion.
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