Firebird For Mac Os X

For some time, it was available at the Apple Mac open source developer homepages but it disappeared some time around the middle of 2006. In December, 2006, David contributed the document sources, along with those for a companion document, The Rough Guide to Building Firebird 1.5 on MacOSX, an extract from the document you are reading now. Installing Thunderbird on Mac OS X Thunderbird runs on Mac OS X 10.4.x and later. Thunderbird will run on a computer with at least the following hardware: An Intel x86 or PowerPC G3, G4, or G5 processor; 256 MB of memory. Mozilla recommends 512 MB of memory or more 200 MB hard drive space; Download and Install Thunderbird. 1 License and operating system information is based on latest version of the software. Firebird for Mac OS X (Intel 64-bit) v2.5.4 (Latest stable version) 31 Mar 2015 Firebird for Mac OS X. The first nightly build of Mozilla Firebird for Mac OS X is now available. Mozilla.orgis commitment to deliver an OS X version of Firebird was announced in the new Roadmap, which was unveiled last.

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Firebird 2.5.9 Release Notes (PDF available)
Brief description of new features in Firebird 2.5
For more details about Firebird 2.5 architectures please look at the Firebird 2.5 Architecture Comparison document.

Win32

Win64

Linux x86

Linux AMD64

Mac OS X

Final release: v2.5.9 (End of Series)
Release DateFile NameSizeDescription
Sources
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0.tar.bz213 MBCompressed tarball
Win32
32-bit Classic, Superclassic & Superserver
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139_0_Win32.exe6 MBWindows executable installer for full Superclassic/Classic or Superserver, recommended for first-time users
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0_Win32.zip10 MBZip kit for manual/custom installs of Superclassic/Classic or Superserver
32-bit Embedded
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0_Win32_embed.zip4 MBEmbedded, separate download, zip kit. Custom installation required, read the Guide!
32-bit Debug Kits (Binary + PDB components)
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139_0_Win32_pdb.exe11 MBFull Superclassic/Classic or Superserver, installer kit
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0_Win32_pdb.zip18 MBFull Superclassic/Classic or Superserver, zip kit
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0_Win32_embed_pdb.zip9 MBEmbedded, separate download, zip kit
Win64
64-bit Classic, Superclassic & Superserver
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139_0_x64.exe10 MBWindows executable installer for full Superclassic/Classic or Superserver, recommended for first-time users
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0_x64.zip11 MBZip kit for manual/custom installs of Superclassic/Classic or Superserver
64-bit Embedded
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0_x64_embed.zip5 MBEmbedded, separate download, zip kit. Custom installation required, read the Guide!
64-bit Debug Kits (Binary + PDB components)
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139_0_x64_pdb.exe15 MBFull Superclassic/Classic or Superserver, installer kit
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0_x64_pdb.zip20 MBFull Superclassic/Classic or Superserver, zip kit
June 24, 2019Firebird-2.5.9.27139-0_x64_embed_pdb.zip9 MBEmbedded, separate download, zip kit
Linux x86
IMPORTANT: Note affecting all Linux builds
The recommended Linux kernel version is 2.6.34 and glibc should be version 2.12 or higher. Minimum - kernel 2.6.27 and glibc 2.7.
If your glibc version is lower than v.2.7, it must be upgraded before using Firebird 2.5 Classic/Superсlassic.
32-bit Classic, Superclassic & Embedded
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-2.5.9.27139-0.i686.rpm7 MBSuperclassic/Classic server, RPM kit
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-2.5.9.27139-0.i686.tar.gz7 MBSuperclassic/Classic server, compressed tarball
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-debuginfo-2.5.9.27139-0.i686.tar.gz34 MBDebug Build, Superclassic/Classic server, compressed tarball
32-bit Superserver
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-2.5.9.27139-0.i686.rpm7 MBSuperserver, RPM kit
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-2.5.9.27139-0.i686.tar.gz7 MBSuperserver, compressed tarball
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-debuginfo-2.5.9.27139-0.i686.tar.gz33 MBDebug Build, Superserver, compressed tarball
Linux AMD64
IMPORTANT: Note affecting all Linux builds
The recommended Linux kernel version is 2.6.34 and glibc should be version 2.12 or higher. Minimum - kernel 2.6.27 and glibc 2.7.
If your glibc version is lower than v.2.7, it must be upgraded before using Firebird 2.5 Classic/Superсlassic.
64-bit Classic, Superclassic & Embedded
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-2.5.9.27139-0.amd64.rpm7 MBSuperclassic/Classic server, RPM kit
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-2.5.9.27139-0.amd64.tar.gz7 MBSuperclassic/Classic server, compressed tarball
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-debuginfo-2.5.9.27139-0.amd64.tar.gz34 MBDebug Build, Superclassic/Classic server, compressed tarball
64-bit Superserver
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-2.5.9.27139-0.amd64.rpm7 MBSuperserver, RPM kit
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-2.5.9.27139-0.amd64.tar.gz7 MBSuperserver, compressed tarball
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-debuginfo-2.5.9.27139-0.amd64.tar.gz33 MBDebug Build, Superserver, compressed tarball
Mac OS X
NOTE: Because use of libstdc++ is now deprecated Mac OS X users should be aware that Firebird 2.5.8 will run only on Mac OS X 10.9 or higher versions. If you want to use an earlier version of OS X you will need to use an earlier version of Firebird.
'lipo' are the 64-bit Firebird Server with client libs as fat lib (32 and 64 bits). See here for examples.
Mac OS X 64-bit Classic, Superclassic & Embedded (Intel)
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-2.5.9-27139-x86_64.pkg7 MB64-bit package
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-2.5.9-27139-lipo-x86_64.pkg12 MB64-bit Lipo package
Mac OS X 64-bit Superserver (Intel)
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-2.5.9-271391-x86_64.pkg7 MB64-bit package
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-2.5.9-27139-lipo-x86_64.pkg9 MB64-bit Lipo package
Mac OS X 32-bit
June 24, 2019FirebirdCS-2.5.9-27139-i386.pkg7 MBMac OS X 32-bit Classic, Superclassic & Embedded (Intel) package, compressed
June 24, 2019FirebirdSS-2.5.9-27139-i386.pkg7 MBMac OS X 32-bit Superserver (Intel) package, compressed

Unlike the software developed for Windows system, most of the applications installed in Mac OS X generally can be removed with relative ease. Firebird 2.5.2 is a third party application that provides additional functionality to OS X system and enjoys a popularity among Mac users. However, instead of installing it by dragging its icon to the Application folder, uninstalling Firebird 2.5.2 may need you to do more than a simple drag-and-drop to the Trash.

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When installed, Firebird 2.5.2 creates files in several locations. Generally, its additional files, such as preference files and application support files, still remains on the hard drive after you delete Firebird 2.5.2 from the Application folder, in case that the next time you decide to reinstall it, the settings of this program still be kept. But if you are trying to uninstall Firebird 2.5.2 in full and free up your disk space, removing all its components is highly necessary. Continue reading this article to learn about the proper methods for uninstalling Firebird 2.5.2.

Manually uninstall Firebird 2.5.2 step by step:

Most applications in Mac OS X are bundles that contain all, or at least most, of the files needed to run the application, that is to say, they are self-contained. Thus, different from the program uninstall method of using the control panel in Windows, Mac users can easily drag any unwanted application to the Trash and then the removal process is started. Despite that, you should also be aware that removing an unbundled application by moving it into the Trash leave behind some of its components on your Mac. To fully get rid of Firebird 2.5.2 from your Mac, you can manually follow these steps:

1. Terminate Firebird 2.5.2 process(es) via Activity Monitor

Before uninstalling Firebird 2.5.2, you’d better quit this application and end all its processes. If Firebird 2.5.2 is frozen, you can press Cmd +Opt + Esc, select Firebird 2.5.2 in the pop-up windows and click Force Quit to quit this program (this shortcut for force quit works for the application that appears but not for its hidden processes).

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Open Activity Monitor in the Utilities folder in Launchpad, and select All Processes on the drop-down menu at the top of the window. Select the process(es) associated with Firebird 2.5.2 in the list, click Quit Process icon in the left corner of the window, and click Quit in the pop-up dialog box (if that doesn’t work, then try Force Quit).

2. Delete Firebird 2.5.2 application using the Trash

First of all, make sure to log into your Mac with an administrator account, or you will be asked for a password when you try to delete something.

Open the Applications folder in the Finder (if it doesn’t appear in the sidebar, go to the Menu Bar, open the “Go” menu, and select Applications in the list), search for Firebird 2.5.2 application by typing its name in the search field, and then drag it to the Trash (in the dock) to begin the uninstall process. Alternatively you can also click on the Firebird 2.5.2 icon/folder and move it to the Trash by pressing Cmd + Del or choosing the File and Move to Trash commands.

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For the applications that are installed from the App Store, you can simply go to the Launchpad, search for the application, click and hold its icon with your mouse button (or hold down the Option key), then the icon will wiggle and show the “X” in its left upper corner. Click the “X” and click Delete in the confirmation dialog.

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3. Remove all components related to Firebird 2.5.2 in Finder

Though Firebird 2.5.2 has been deleted to the Trash, its lingering files, logs, caches and other miscellaneous contents may stay on the hard disk. For complete removal of Firebird 2.5.2, you can manually detect and clean out all components associated with this application. You can search for the relevant names using Spotlight. Those preference files of Firebird 2.5.2 can be found in the Preferences folder within your user’s library folder (~/Library/Preferences) or the system-wide Library located at the root of the system volume (/Library/Preferences/), while the support files are located in '~/Library/Application Support/' or '/Library/Application Support/'.

Open the Finder, go to the Menu Bar, open the “Go” menu, select the entry: Go to Folder... and then enter the path of the Application Support folder:~/Library

Search for any files or folders with the program’s name or developer’s name in the ~/Library/Preferences/, ~/Library/Application Support/ and ~/Library/Caches/ folders. Right click on those items and click Move to Trash to delete them.

Meanwhile, search for the following locations to delete associated items:

  • /Library/Preferences/
  • /Library/Application Support/
  • /Library/Caches/

Besides, there may be some kernel extensions or hidden files that are not obvious to find. In that case, you can do a Google search about the components for Firebird 2.5.2. Usually kernel extensions are located in in /System/Library/Extensions and end with the extension .kext, while hidden files are mostly located in your home folder. You can use Terminal (inside Applications/Utilities) to list the contents of the directory in question and delete the offending item.

4. Empty the Trash to fully remove Firebird 2.5.2

If you are determined to delete Firebird 2.5.2 permanently, the last thing you need to do is emptying the Trash. To completely empty your trash can, you can right click on the Trash in the dock and choose Empty Trash, or simply choose Empty Trash under the Finder menu (Notice: you can not undo this act, so make sure that you haven’t mistakenly deleted anything before doing this act. If you change your mind, before emptying the Trash, you can right click on the items in the Trash and choose Put Back in the list). In case you cannot empty the Trash, reboot your Mac.

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Tips for the app with default uninstall utility:

You may not notice that, there are a few of Mac applications that come with dedicated uninstallation programs. Though the method mentioned above can solve the most app uninstall problems, you can still go for its installation disk or the application folder or package to check if the app has its own uninstaller first. If so, just run such an app and follow the prompts to uninstall properly. After that, search for related files to make sure if the app and its additional files are fully deleted from your Mac.

Automatically uninstall Firebird 2.5.2 with MacRemover (recommended):

No doubt that uninstalling programs in Mac system has been much simpler than in Windows system. But it still may seem a little tedious and time-consuming for those OS X beginners to manually remove Firebird 2.5.2 and totally clean out all its remnants. Why not try an easier and faster way to thoroughly remove it?

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If you intend to save your time and energy in uninstalling Firebird 2.5.2, or you encounter some specific problems in deleting it to the Trash, or even you are not sure which files or folders belong to Firebird 2.5.2, you can turn to a professional third-party uninstaller to resolve troubles. Here MacRemover is recommended for you to accomplish Firebird 2.5.2 uninstall within three simple steps. MacRemover is a lite but powerful uninstaller utility that helps you thoroughly remove unwanted, corrupted or incompatible apps from your Mac. Now let’s see how it works to complete Firebird 2.5.2 removal task.

1. Download MacRemover and install it by dragging its icon to the application folder.
2. Launch MacRemover in the dock or Launchpad, select Firebird 2.5.2 appearing on the interface, and click Run Analysis button to proceed.

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3. Review Firebird 2.5.2 files or folders, click Complete Uninstall button and then click Yes in the pup-up dialog box to confirm Firebird 2.5.2 removal.

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The whole uninstall process may takes even less than one minute to finish, and then all items associated with Firebird 2.5.2 has been successfully removed from your Mac!

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Benefits of using MacRemover:

MacRemover has a friendly and simply interface and even the first-time users can easily operate any unwanted program uninstallation. With its unique Smart Analytic System, MacRemover is capable of quickly locating every associated components of Firebird 2.5.2 and safely deleting them within a few clicks. Thoroughly uninstalling Firebird 2.5.2 from your mac with MacRemover becomes incredibly straightforward and speedy, right? You don’t need to check the Library or manually remove its additional files. Actually, all you need to do is a select-and-delete move. As MacRemover comes in handy to all those who want to get rid of any unwanted programs without any hassle, you’re welcome to download it and enjoy the excellent user experience right now!

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This article provides you two methods (both manually and automatically) to properly and quickly uninstall Firebird 2.5.2, and either of them works for most of the apps on your Mac. If you confront any difficulty in uninstalling any unwanted application/software, don’t hesitate to apply this automatic tool and resolve your troubles.

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