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I have a large (multi-gigabyte) SQL database on an external server. I can access it through SSH, but manually querying the data will be a major pain. I really need a GUI.

I'm using Ubuntu 13.04, but I can't find any applications with a GUI that'll allow me to do this. Can anybody recommend one?

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I believe MySQL Workbench is what you're looking for.

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this + the ssh tunnel option means no exposing of the mysql server –  James Jun 28 '13 at 6:44
    
Or use stunnel (stunnel.org), which will setup an encrypted session without requiring a shell login. –  Jenny D Jun 28 '13 at 6:47

Web interface: PHPMyAdmin - Bringing MySQL to the Web

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Best I used are:

  1. MySQL Workbench
  2. SQuirreL SQL Client
  3. Emma
  4. TOra
  5. LibreOffice Base *needed to download mysql-jdbc-connector
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You can use SQLyog on wine in Ubuntu.

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It's a paid thing isn't it? –  Todd Davies Jun 27 '13 at 11:24

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