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Postgres doesn't have hstore extension

I was trying to run the following command but i threw me any error. template1=# CREATE EXTENSION hstore ERROR: could not open extension control file ...
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Installing postgres on 13.04: no valid OpenPGP data found [closed]

Following the UbuntuGeek instructions for installing Postgres on Ubuntu 13.04 (and reinforced here), I'm getting stuck at this command: wget --quiet -O - ...
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Removing old postgresql after upgrading?

I upgraded my postgresql to 9.3 following the instruction found here When I run sudo service postgresql start it shows * Starting PostgreSQL 9.1 database server ...done. * Starting ...
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Ubuntu login black screen after postgis install

I just built a new computer running an ASUS P8Z77-V LK motherboard with no graphics card. Can boot into Ubuntu, run a bunch of the usual programs (Chrome, etc) no problem. However, when I install ...
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Error starting up postgresql in 12.10

The following NEW packages will be installed: libpq5 postgresql-9.1 postgresql-client-9.1 postgresql-client-common postgresql-common 0 upgraded, 5 newly installed, 0 to remove and 2 not upgraded. ...
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Installing postgres removes rabbitmq and vice versa. How to make both stay?

I need both rabbitmq-server and postgresql to be installed on my machine and apt-get installing one removes the other. Here is the output from install commands: $ sudo apt-get install postgresql ...
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Installation of postgis 2, postgresql 9.1 dependency errors

A couple of months ago I installed Postgesql 9.1 and Postgis 2.0 on my Ubuntu 12.04 server. Now I can't do any apt-get upgrades or installs because of this installation with broken libgdal1 ...
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Postgresql starting error

The postgresql 9.1 database server is not starting. Can anyone help in this. * Restarting PostgreSQL 9.1 database server * Removed stale pid file. The ...
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Unable to start PostgreSQL: Operation not Permitted

I have a question about starting and using postgresql once it has been installed. Here is the command that I have used and the error message: dbacc@dbacc-Compaq-615:~$ /etc/init.d/postgresql start ...
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how to take rcp to take daily backup of database from my ubuntu server to my local system?

I found this article http://www.howtogeek.com/135533/how-to-use-rsync-to-backup-your-data-on-linux/ but it looks outdated and I felt I may get a better answer at AsuUbuntu :) I have a server running ...
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How to run Python- postgresql in ubuntu 12.04

I am trying to test pyhton-postgresql script in ubuntu 12.04. The script is this: import psycopg2 import sys con = None try: con = psycopg2.connect(database='mydb', ...
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Will apt-get dist-upgrade blow away my PostgreSQL server setup?

I'm about to upgrade my webserver, my site relies heavily on PostgreSQL database and settings. I started apt-get dist-upgrade, and it says it wants to upgrade Postgres. I cancelled, but will it wipe ...
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Postgres uninstall: “server.key has group or world access” error

I'm trying to uninstall postgresql, but its really complaining. I suspect something is broken. I'm on 12.04, installed via apt-get. sudo apt-get remove postgresql returns: Reading package ...
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Configuring Postgresql 9.1 and PostGIS 2 on Ubuntu 13

I'm following this manual to Configuring Postgresql 9.1 and PostGIS 2 on Ubuntu 13 in Amazon AWS, when executing sudo apt-get update I get lot of errors and warnings for example: Err ...
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How to install postgresql-8.4?

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:pitti/postgresql # ... OK sudo apt-get install postgresql-8.4 Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ...
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Setting up Django and Posgtresql on ubuntu

I am running Kubuntu 12.04 LTS. I have been reading the django book and I have hit a snag where I'm unable to set up posgresql to work with the django app. I have installed both python-postgresql ...
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Unable to run PostgreSQL 9.2 [duplicate]

I followed an instruction on how to setup Ubuntu 10.04 with PostgresSQL $ psql Or this: lucid@ubuntu:~$ sudo -u postgres psql postgres [sudo] password for lucid: psql: could not connect to ...
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How to create .s.PGSQL.5432?

I installed postgresql 9. By mistake,I deleted the .s.PGSQL.5432. Now i cant able to add server from pgAdmin. I don't have any server in on . How to create .s.PGSQL.5432? No such file or directory ...
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What accounts for the differing instructions on setting password for postgres?

I'm following this blog post http://hendrelouw73.wordpress.com/2012/11/14/how-to-install-postgresql-9-1-on-ubuntu-12-10-linux/ to install postgres on ubuntu. These are steps two and three. STEP 2: ...
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I don't want to store passwords in an unencrypted file

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on my developer machine and just realized that psql stores passwords in '~/.pgpass'. Furthermore this file is unencrypted. So anyone who has super user rights (i.e. is in ...
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Cannot open port

I've been struggling to open the port 5432 for remote PostgreSQL access. Which I installed on a Ubuntu 10.04 desktop machine. Here is the shell log: xybrek@ubuntu:~$ sudo ufw allow 5432 [sudo] ...
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Install postgresql. Unmet dependencie “ postgresql-common”

I'm trying to install postgis on Ubuntu 13.04. I've attempted to follow a number of different blogs and wikis on line, but always run in to the same problem... $sudo apt-get install postgis ...
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Got “Package operation failed” error while installing postgresql using ubuntu software center

I am trying to install JDownloader. But, while installing it using sudo apt-get install jdownloader, I got some error. Like this: j@ubuntu:~$ sudo apt-get install jdownloader Reading package lists... ...
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How to setup DB in postgresql 9.2.4 on 12.04.2 LTS

I THINK I have PostgreSQL running correctly on my box: I have a PID and I see that postgres is "listening" on port 5432. I'm trying to create a DB to experiment with, using the "Book" db outlined in ...
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ldap postgresql backend segmentation fault

I am running the latest version of LDAP on XUbuntu 12.4 LTS and it works pretty fine as long as I use hdb or bdb as the backend. Nevertheless when I change the backend to sql and try to restart the ...
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How to install PostgreSQL on Ubuntu 13.04?

How to install PostgreSQL in Ubuntu 13.04? I followed by this tutorial, How to install postgreSQL 9-2 - UbuntuGeek.com But in logs it says: the package is deprecated and no longer will be used ...
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Postgres - could not create shared memory segment: Invalid argument

Shmmax, Shmall, I just can't win ;) I've tried changing around my /etc/sysctl.d/30-postgresql-shm.conf file a fair bit uncommenting and changing the kernel.shmmax and kernel.shmall a bit but it ...
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Uninstall Postgresql 9.1.1

I have Postgresql 9.1.1 in my Ubuntu 12.04 which got installed due to automatic upgrades and whenever I uninstall it using the command: sudo apt-get --purge remove postgresql-9.1.1 I get an error ...
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How do I downgrade PostgreSQL?

In my ubuntu 12.04 x64 I installed PostgreSQL 8.4. It got automatically upgraded to 9.1.1. Due to some inconsistencies, I want to downgrade it to 8.4. How can I do this using the terminal?
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Update postgresql with latest security update

PostgreSQL announced on the 4th of April a security update to its PostgreSQL server. I really want to install that update. But if I run sudo apt-get update and sudo apt-get upgrade the update does ...
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How to upgrade postgresql from 9.2.0 to 9.2.4 [duplicate]

The title says it all. if I run sudo apt-get update and then sudo apt-get upgrade none of the postgresql packages get updated. While the psql version 9.2.0 is and the last update is 9.2.4. Am I ...
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Getting powernap's IOMonitor to work with postgresql

I have a 12.04 box running postgresql 9.1.8-0ubuntu12.04, which serves a Java webapp (an Atlassian Confluence wiki). I'm trying to take advantage of powernap's IOMonitor feature. However, if I ...
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PostgreSQL postmaster not starting

I'm trying to install a PostgreSQL instance after building it from source, but running the postmaster daemon prior to starting up the database cluster doesn't seem to work. Here's the error message I ...
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pg_connect(): Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server

I have read multiple articles detailing this fix for this exact issue. I have tried all kinds of variations of editing the pg_hba.conf file but no luck I still get the following error in my Apache log ...
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Ubuntu 12.04 Depends: postgresql-9.1-postgis

I am installing LocalWiki on a Virtual Machine hosted by 1&1.com It is Ubuntu 12.04. When I run sudo apt-get install localwiki as instructed by http://localwiki.org/install/, I get the following ...
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Install postgreSQL on Ubuntu dependency errors

I just installed a Bitnami Ruby Stack (Ubuntu, Rails, Rub, ...). I would like to install postgreSQL. I tried the following command: sudo apt-get install postgresql But, I get this: Reading ...
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Extending postgresql code

In postgresql source code there is a file called postgres.c precisely in /src/backend/tcop/. Inside there is a function called exec_simple_query. I want add a line that call my_function that is in ...
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How do I find the path to pg_hba.conf from the shell?

I would like to obtain the path to pg_hba.conf from the shell. The path varies between versions of PostgreSQL. For instance, for 8.4 and 9.1: /etc/postgresql/8.4/main/pg_hba.conf ...
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Installing PostgreSQL 9.x on Ubuntu 11.04

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. ...
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Can't update or remove PostgreSQL 9.1

The last update of PostgreSQL 9.1.7 seems to break my APT. When I try to update, I get the following error: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... ...
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Attempting to re-install postgres fails due to rabbitmq

On 12.04, when I do apt-get install on postgresql (which is already installed), it returns an error that mentions rabbitmq-server. What are the circumstances that could cause this type of failure? # ...
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Postgres-xc won't uninstall (Fails on Stopping Co-ordinators)

I was doing some rails development and accidentally installed postres-xc instead of the normal postgres package. I immediately went to remove postgres-xc, but apt-get will not uninstall it. I also ...
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apt-get upgrade stuck on postgresql dependency

I ran sudo apt-get upgrade on my 12.04 server, and I have become stuck with a PostgreSQL dependency. The console output (of sudo apt-get -f install) is below: dpkg: dependency problems prevent ...
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Why is there a shell given to user for PostgreSQL?

cat /etc/passwd |grep postgre postgres:x:115:127:PostgreSQL administrator,,,:/var/lib/postgresql:/bin/bash apt-cache show postgresql Package: postgresql Priority: optional Section: database ...
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Unmet dependencies. Try using -f

I'm running into the following error when I'm installing any package on 12.04. Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done You might want to run ...
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I did not install postgresql, so why do I have postgresql related binaries in 12.04?

I am going to compile postgresql from source, but the system already has postgresql related binaries such as pg_config, which gives me a lot of environment variables etc when I run it. I did not ...
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Updating problem with post-gresql 9.1

I have the following error when updating my ubuntu: $sudo apt-get upgrade [...] Lecture des listes de paquets... Fait Construction de l'arbre des dépendances Lecture des informations ...
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Postgresql 8.2 service will not stop and uninstall

My system config is as follows: System (running on Amazon EC2) Ubuntu 10.04 Postgresql-8.2 installed and it is working. ubuntu@ip:~$ sudo /etc/init.d/postgresql-8.2 status: Running clusters: ...
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Remove a previously deselected package to install postgres?

So I was meant to run add-apt-repository ppa:pitti/postgresql apt-get update apt-get install postgresql libpq-dev but instead I ran without the previous two commands apt-get install postgresql ...
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How to manually restart services affected by apt upgrades?

How can I issue apt upgrades without automatically stopping/starting daemons? I'd like to manually restart services. To cite a specific example: I'll revisit a long-running machine and run sudo ...