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How to setup firebird super server on archlinux
# install with yaourt
yaourt -S firebird-superserver
# create symlink for firebird isql due to a conflict with unixODBC isql
# check with this command:
whereis isql (ENTER)
isql: /usr/bin/isql /opt/firebird/bin/isql /usr/share/man/man1/isql.1.gz
# creating symlink:
sudo ln -s /opt/firebird/bin/isql /usr/bin/isql-fb
# enabling and starting service
sudo systemctl enable firebird.service
sudo systemctl start firebird.service

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shawe commented Apr 20, 2018

Only to have for the future here, is also needed do:

sudo chown firebird.firebird *.fdb

or in my case, moved to default firebird place:

sudo chown -R firebird.firebird /var/lib/firebird/

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