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Running two PostgreSQL servers in same Ubuntu machine

Please let us know in an Ubuntu 14.04 Machine is it possible to run same PostgreSQL 9.4 Instances in same machine with different ports. We installed PostgreSQL 9.4 in two Ubuntu servers and now we ...
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package remove fail. postgresql-contrib-9.1: subprocess installed pre-removal script returned error exit status 127

Do you want to continue? [Y/n] y (Reading database ... 404522 files and directories currently installed.) Removing postgresql-contrib-9.1 (9.1.15-0ubuntu0.12.04) ... ...
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Error installing postgresql (subprocess installed post-installation script returned error exit status 64)

I'm getting an error when trying to install postgresql. I'll explain what I've found below, but here's the entire output: sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib Reading package lists... ...
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Problems using PostgreSQL with XAMPP

I seem to have trouble getting PostgreSQL to work on XAMPP (using Lubuntu 14.02). I am new to working with both PHP, servers and databases, but I get the following error message. Fatal error: ...
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Why don't my php files work on my Apache2 server?

I am trying to get a survey (PHP files) to work on an Apache server. I tried it first with XAMPP, but then got the following error message: Fatal error: Call to undefined function ...
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Can't create username for PostgreSQL

After installing rails and trying to install PostgreSQL in the terminal (following these instructions ...
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Using “service” to stop Postgresql service doesn't seem to work

I've been using an Ubuntu system for quite some time working on an application (well two applications). The application uses Postgresql 9.1 in production, so that's what I use, but 9.3 and 9.4 are ...
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Stopping a postgresql instance

For the sake of educational purposes I have two identical instances of postgresql running on my machine. I can easily stop the service of the instance that is running on port 5432 like this : sudo ...
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how to install pgbench?

I have postgreSQL 9.1 installed in my system. I want to run pgbench but the program is not istalled. I tried these but failed: apt-get install postgresql91-contrib no packet found apt-get install ...
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Problem occuring while executing this command sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib

E: Could not get lock /var/lib/dpkg/lock - open (11: Resource temporarily unavailable) E: Unable to lock the administration directory (/var/lib/dpkg/), is another process using it? How to resolve this ...
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install postgres 9.4 on ubuntu 14.04-2

I need to install postgresql 9.4 server but I only can find version 9.3. wit apt. How can I install or upgrade it?
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Postgres server start fails - WANTED: netstat -ant|grep 5432 output explanation

INFO: I'm working on a Ruby on Rails app. Hosting on Heroku with postgres. Tried running "heroku run rake db:migrate" as usual, but getting error "cannot connect,... check if something else is already ...
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How can I slove postgresql-9.3-postgis-2.1 unmet dependencies Ubuntu 14.04

I've installed PostgreSQL v9.3 (database) on Ubuntu 14.04 and I'm currently attempting to install the following: sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.3-postgis-2.1 However I'm getting the following ...
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Adding new Service to boot record doesn't work

I want to add postgresql as a new service to my boot records, which I normally do by doing this: sudo update-rc.d postgresql defaults However, when I then restart it still doesn't start at boot. ...
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Two factor authentication with password and USB Device for PostgreSQL server

I'm going to setup 2 factor authentication for my database server. I'm using PostgreSQL 9.4 DBMS on Ubuntu 14.10. I need to force two authentication methods for my database server. The authentication ...
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PostgreSQL 9.4 hangs during installation at “Removing obsolete dictionary files:”

Good day. I am trying to install PostgreSQL on an Ubuntu server (15.04) 64 bit. I checked/updated the sources.list and ran: # apt-get update followed by: # apt-get install postgresql The ...
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How install postgresql 9.4

After trying apt-get install postgresql-9.4, updating, trying again etc etc. It seems I can't install it: Couldn't find any package by regex 'postgresql-9.4' I know there is a similar question in ...
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How to hide / remove “postgres” user in Ubuntu 14.04?

I recently installed postgresql. (I know very little about it, but may try it out at some point.) I noticed that a user named postgres (which I do not recall creating manually) is now listed both on ...
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find all references to program installed from source

Had I installed postgresql from the repositories, I could find all the files it installed on my system using: dpkg-query -L postgresql dpkg -l | grep postgres However, I installed it from source, ...
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Postgresql server not started in ubuntu 14.04

My problem is after postgresql installed try to configure postgresql database it's show error message like below: dineshlap@ss-laptop:~$ sudo -u postgres psql postgres psql: could not connect to ...
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Permission denied trying to setup postgres sql

I'm trying to setup Dspace for a uni job here, but this Protgres SQL is asking for a password (For the postgres user) but it's supposed to be indent, I have no idea what's going on. So, When I try to ...
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How do I keep track of directories being created during installation of PostgreSQL?

I want to install PostgreSQL (on a server that runs Ubuntu 14.04.2 LTS) using the source code distribution as per instructions in http://www.postgresql.org/docs/current/static/installation.html. The ...
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postgresql 9.3: can't connect with password

Created a user testdb1. Issued: postgres=# alter user testdb1 with password 'testdb1'; ALTER ROLE postgres=# Then added an entry to pg_hba.conf: local all testdb1 password ...
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Problems installing postgresql-9.4: Unable to locate package

I'm using Ubuntu 14.04. I'm trying to download postgresql using this guide. But when I run the command sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.4 in my terminal, I get this error message: E: Unable to ...
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Installing PostGIS on Ubuntu 15.04

When executing this command sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.4-postgis2.1 pgadmin3 to install PostgreSQL with PostGIS I get the following error: postgresql-9.4-postgis-2.1 : Depends: libgdal1 ...
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Unmet dependency while installing PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 15.04

I am trying to install Postgresql on my brand new Ubuntu 15.04 installation and run into this error: The following packages have unmet dependencies: libpq-dev : Depends: libpq5 (= 9.4.1-1.pgdg12.4+1) ...
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apt-get install pgpool2 fails on trusty

I am trying to install pgpool2 on trusty, but when using apt-get to do so it fails, like so: # uname -a Linux vagrant-ubuntu-trusty-64 3.13.0-51-generic #84-Ubuntu SMP Wed Apr 15 12:08:34 UTC 2015 ...
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default location of postgresql when installing through apt-get

When you install postgresql on 14.04, it sticks the main server program postgres at: /usr/lib/postgresql/9.3/bin/postgres the data directory where all the database clusters will be stored at: ...
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Ubuntu 15.04 PostgreSQL verions differ

I recently upgraded to Ubuntu 15.04 on Friday and was having trouble with my OpenStreetMap tile server. Upon further investigation I found that Ubuntu runs mismatched server and client versions, which ...
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Import OpenStreetMaps data fails

I work in project of geocoding. So i want to import the OpenStreetMaps Data. I created a database and name it nominatim and i tried this command: sudo ./utils/setup.php --osm-file ...
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Big Challenge! Need Help installing an Open-source Software [duplicate]

Hi Ubuntu Community, I am new here and I need a helping hand. I am learning to use an open-source software, but I am having trouble installing it in Ubuntu 14.04 64-bit. The Open Foris Plataform ...
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PostgreSQL won't set up correctly

I just got a new VPS running Ubuntu 14.04 which I want to use as PostgreSQL server. I followed this guide but for some reason it won't work as described: ...
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Socorro - django.db.utils.OperationalError: unable to open database file

I am trying to install Socorro on fresh Ubuntu 10.04 (Amazon EC2). I am following this manual and I am on the step 6.2.8, and I am having a problem with following command: ./manage.py syncdb ...
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Had to upgrade Postgres on Ubuntu; now, how to access old, missing databases?

My local connection on my Ubuntu server (14.04) wasn't working to my Postgres (9.3) database, so I tried upgrading it to 9.4 to solve the connection issues. Luckily I can now connect to the database, ...
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ubuntu machine had postgresql folder blown away manually - can't install or remove any packages

i have a machine where a user deleted their postgresql folder from the command line in an attempt to uninstall postgres. now when we try to install any other packages - even unrelated ones - we keep ...
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Connect with postgresql remotely. Postgresql Installed in Amazon EC2 micro instance

I installed the Amazon EC an instance Ubuntu 14.04 and Postgresql database. Trying to connect remotely to the base and the pgAdmin III program but can not connect. I've tried many of the solutions ...
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Trouble to delete PostgreSQL-User

How can I delete the User PostgreSQL? "It says User could not be deleted running '/usr/sbin/userdel' failed: Child process exited with code 16" postgres 2105 1 0 12:23 ? 00:00:00 ...
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Installing PG database on ubuntu

I am trying to install PG on my ubuntu system but I can't get past this error for sudo apt-get install postgresql-9.1 : Package postgresql-9.1 is not available, but is referred to by another package. ...
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how to log in to specific postgresql version

I have multiple versions of postgresql installed on my ubuntu box. 9.3 is for real stuff. I just installed 9.4 to do some tests with replication. Here's why I think I have two versions running: ...
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Why do I have several application maps in usr?

I'm back at ubuntu after a long break. Im trying setting up postgres, pgadmin, apache etc. I've been downloading several version of the aboved mentioned applications. Before downloading new version ...
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How to make postgresql user access file system?

I am trying Postgresql for learning. I installed that from repository. by default user named postgres had created. I want to know that how can I make this user access files in the disk? I tried ...
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Problems executing make USE_PGXS=1 on Ubuntu 14.04(postgresql9.3)

Following guide for Postgresql9.3 on ubuntu I am getting an error executing make USE_PGXS=1 The output is: gcc -g -O2 -fstack-protector --param=ssp-buffer-size=4 -Wformat -Werror=format- security ...
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Accessing Virtual Mailboxes using Postifx, Dovecot, and Postgresql Ubuntu 12.04

Ok, so I'm running a server distro of Ubuntu, I think it's 12.04 (I know it's 12, forgot the subversion) with postfix as SMTP, dovecat for IMAP, and postgresql for my virtual mailbox databases. I ...
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Postgresql Error in oR

I am trying to run bundle install and i get this error Gem::Ext::BuildError: ERROR: Failed to build gem native extension. /home/aditya/.rvm/rubies/ruby-2.1.3/bin/ruby extconf.rb ...
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Pgadmin couldn't connect to PostgreSQL

installed pgadmin3 from ubuntu store Server doesn't listen The server doesn't accept connections: the connection library reports could not connect to server: Connection refused Is the server ...
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Which package provides the Postgresql init scipt?

If I haven't got /etc/init.d/postgresql file in what package could I find it?
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High CPU usage in the processes related to postgres in ubuntu 12.04

My Ubuntu server 12.04 hangs quite oftenly (say once in a day), after hard reboot it starts running normally. The server is Intel Xeon having 2 CPUs with 8GB RAM.There is high CPU usage in the ...
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The following packages have unmet dependencies!

I am writing this because I am very confused about installing postgresql 9.3 on mine Ubuntu 14.04. First I need it for mine Python/Django development, and I ran in to the problem, when i tried to ...
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Postgres createdb is not working in Ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying for hours to create a database in a specific directory in Ubuntu 14.04. First I tried createdb mydb and I got createdb: could not connect to database template1: FATAL: ...
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postgresql 9.3 broken after multiple reinstallations

I would like to remove postgresql 9.3 from my Kubuntu 14.04 system, so that I may do a clean reinstall. I think I installed the version that ships with Kubuntu, but I'm not sure because I installed, ...