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How do I set up a JDBC connector for MariaDB (or MySQL) in Base?

I want to try out JDBC, and use it to connect to my localhost MariaDB* server.

But I can't seem to find LO documentation that clearly explains what I enter for Datasource URL and JDBC driver class, and also what else I need to do to get this working. Here is where I am stuck at the moment:

I've looked at the LO JDBC example documentation at this page. I think the Datasource URL should be set to either mysql://localhost:3306/ or mysql://localhost:3306/mysql.

Are Datasource URL and JDBC driver class two alternative ways to set up JDBC? Or do you need each?

If you need each, then what exactly is a JDBC driver class and what do I use for this?

As I searched for an answer to this I found a reference to setting up this screen, which I still don't have a clue about so perhaps you could help explain that to:

Are Archive or Folder alternatives?

Thanks.

I'm using LO 5.2.2.2 on Linux, Debian 8.6 Jessie stable. Also I already have a MySQL native connector working. But because I can't seem to get unixODBC to connect at the moment without crashing Base I was hoping to try the JDBC connector. (BTW, my unixODBC does work and I can test it w/ isql.)

• For those unfamiliar with MariaDB, it's a drop in free replacement for MySQL.

How do I set up a JDBC connector for MariaDB (or MySQL) in Base?

I want to try out JDBC, and use it to connect to my localhost MariaDB* server.

But I can't seem to find LO documentation that clearly explains what I enter for Datasource URL and JDBC driver class, and also what else I need to do to get this working. Here is where I am stuck at the moment:

I've looked at the LO JDBC example documentation at this page. I think the Datasource URL should be set to either mysql://localhost:3306/ or mysql://localhost:3306/mysql.

Are Datasource URL and JDBC driver class two alternative ways to set up JDBC? Or do you need each?

If you need each, then what exactly is a JDBC driver class and what do I use for this?

As I searched for an answer to this I found a reference to setting up this screen, which I still don't have a clue about so perhaps you could help explain that to:

Are Archive Archive or Folder Folder alternatives?

Thanks.

I'm using LO 5.2.2.2 on Linux, Debian 8.6 Jessie stable. Also I already have a MySQL native connector working. But because I can't seem to get unixODBC to connect at the moment without crashing Base I was hoping to try the JDBC connector. (BTW, my unixODBC does work and I can test it w/ isql.)

• For those unfamiliar with MariaDB, it's a drop in free replacement for MySQL.enter code here

How do I set up a JDBC connector for MariaDB (or MySQL) in Base?

I want to try out JDBC, and use it to connect to my localhost MariaDB* server.

But I can't seem to find LO documentation that clearly explains what I enter for Datasource URL and JDBC driver class, and also what else I need to do to get this working. Here is where I am stuck at the moment:

I've looked at the LO JDBC example documentation at this page. I think the Datasource URL should be set to either mysql://localhost:3306/ or mysql://localhost:3306/mysql.

Are Datasource URL and JDBC driver class two alternative ways to set up JDBC? Or do you need each?

If you need each, then what exactly is a JDBC driver class and what do I use for this?

As I searched for an answer to this I found a reference to setting up this screen, which I still don't have a clue about so perhaps you could help explain that to:

Are Archive or Folder alternatives?

Thanks.

I'm using LO 5.2.2.2 on Linux, Debian 8.6 Jessie stable. Also I already have a MySQL native connector working. But because I can't seem to get unixODBC to connect at the moment without crashing Base I was hoping to try the JDBC connector. (BTW, my unixODBC does work and I can test it w/ isql.)

• For those unfamiliar with MariaDB, it's a drop in free replacement for MySQL.enter code here

How do I set up a JDBC connector for MariaDB (or MySQL) in Base?

I want to try out JDBC, and use it to connect to my localhost MariaDB* server.

But I can't seem to find LO documentation that clearly explains what I enter for Datasource URL and JDBC driver class, and also what else I need to do to get this working. Here is where I am stuck at the moment:

I've looked at the LO JDBC example documentation at this page. I think the Datasource URL should be set to either mysql://localhost:3306/ or mysql://localhost:3306/mysql.

Are Datasource URL and JDBC driver class two alternative ways to set up JDBC? Or do you need each?

If you need each, then what exactly is a JDBC driver class and what do I use for this?

As I searched for an answer to this I found a reference to setting up this screen, which I still don't have a clue about so perhaps you could help explain that to:

Are Archive or Folder alternatives?

Thanks.

I'm using LO 5.2.2.2 on Linux, Debian 8.6 Jessie stable. Also I already have a MySQL native connector working. But because I can't seem to get unixODBC to connect at the moment without crashing Base I was hoping to try the JDBC connector. (BTW, my unixODBC does work and I can test it w/ isql.)

• For those unfamiliar with MariaDB, it's a drop in free replacement for MySQL.