you can install it from my ppa repository

for hardy add these lines in /etc/apt/sources.list

deb http://ppa.launchpad.net/mapopa/ubuntu hardy main
deb-src http://ppa.launchpad.net/mapopa/ubuntu hardy main

$sudo apt-get update

$sudo apt-get install firebird2.1-super firebird2.1-common  firebird2.1-examples

$sudo dpkg-reconfigure firebird2.1-super

$sudo apt-get install flamerobin

$sudo su ; cd  /var/lib/firebird/2.1/data

$cp  /usr/share/doc/firebird2.1-examples/examples/empbuild/employee.fdb.gz .

$ gunzip employee.fdb.gz

$chown firebird.firebird  employee.fdb

start flamerobin

Register Server localhost

click on locahost the -> Register existing database

insert the path to  /var/lib/firebird/2.1/data/employee.fdb and SYSDBA and the password you have used for it

You should see the new features from firebird2.1  in the System Tables (Mon$)

http://lh6.ggpht.com/mapopa/R-vU5XHhC9I/AAAAAAAAATY/QJnaPV9vNQA/flamrobin_screnshot.png?imgmax=912



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