How to install and configure MariaDB unixODBC driver

MariaDB unixODBC driver is not available in the Debian package repository at this moment, but you can build and configure it on your own. It requires some additional work, but in the end it is really worth the time.

How to configure unixODBC

You can connect custom-built shell script with any database using unixODBC an implementation of the Open Database Connectivity standard and I will show you how to do this for SQLite and PostgreSQL databases.