> Why don't you get a virtual machine (VirtualBox) installed in your > Ubuntu and have Windows in there until you get more familiar with > Linux? Or even for those few times you might really need it (who > knows... SQL Server, whatever). I know many people who were successful > with this approach. Yes, I am using Wine presently in Ubuntu for a few things, but overall, it seems Windows is better for me. > Now, regarding one point you cited, SQLyog, have you ever tested MySQL > Workbench? Take a look: http://dev.mysql.com/workbench/?page_id=35 Their download page says it only runs on Windows. lol :) Thanks.