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I tried following the direction from various websites:

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pitti/postgresql
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install postgresql

Unfortunately, it still wants to install 8.4. Maybe I should specify the version:

sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.0

Now it is trying to install 'postgresql-9.0-dbg' - which apparently is the debug symbols, instead of installing a version of PostgreSQL. Any suggestions on how I can install it?

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What is your question? – OrangeTux Feb 8 '13 at 10:17
@OrangeTux: I can't get any 9.x version to install – Casebash Feb 8 '13 at 10:17

If the version included in your version of Debian is not the one you want, you can use the PostgreSQL Apt Repository. This repository will integrate with your normal systems and patch management, and provide automatic updates for all supported versions of PostgreSQL throughout the support lifetime of PostgreSQL.

copied from their download page >>

try following the steps for PostgreSQL Apt Repository in the previous link

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