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How to make Postgres start automatically on boot

I am new to Ubuntu and I would like to know how to make postgresql start automatically on boot and how to configure my setup so that I can run psql to start the postgres server if need be. I am ...
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Password authentication failed for user bucardo

So basically when I tried to proceed with my Bucardo installation (using bucardo_ctl install) with these settings: Current connection settings: 1. Host: localhost 2. Port: 5432 ...
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upgrade pgadmin3 1.16 to 1.18

I'm running Ubuntu 13.04 and have pgadmin3 1.16 installed. I downloaded pgadmin3-1.18.1.tar.gz from http://www.postgresql.org/ftp/pgadmin3/release/v1.18.1/src/ I followed all the instructions found ...
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Unable to proceed with Bucardo installation

I'm recently installing Bucardo to work with PostgreSQL. I had trouble installing Bucardo and the relevant libraries from packages, so I installed them through apt-get instead. My problem is that ...
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postgresql has different version in ubuntu minimal (server)

I bought an vps (virtual private server) and have installed ubuntu minimal (server) 12.04 32 bit on it for openerp use, and one of the openerp requirement is installing the postgresql I installed ...
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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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postgres-xc will not install due to broken packages

On a 14.04 installation, postgresql was installed via sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib libpq-dev This installation is meant to be a slave but cannot start up without running ...
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PGAdmin 3 - server closed the connection unexpectedly

I have installed PostgreSQL and PGAdmin3 for the first time as specified here. When I try to connect to database using PGAdmin it throws Error connecting to the server: server closed the connection ...
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Postgresql Slony error storenode

I had installed Ubuntu 14.04 with PostgreSQL 9.3 server and Slony for database replication and pgadmin3 as gui, all installed from ubuntu ppa. When I try to add "test" slony-i cluster I have following ...
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Cannot connect to Port 5432

My company has a Linux Database server. I only have one user that needs access to this server. He is using PostgreSQL to access this server. It has been working fine for over a year. Today when he ...
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Ubuntu 14.01 Server + PostgreSQL Install + Configuration

This might be a simple or complicated question, but I recently installed Open-xchange using the guide here ...
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pg_ctl: command not found, what package has this command?

I have installed pgadmin using the ubuntu software center and am trying to access a local database (recently downloaded from the internet). I have tried to run the pg_ctl command (running as postgres) ...
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How can I install ODBC on Ubuntu? [duplicate]

I need the ODBC driver on Ubuntu to connect R with PostgreSQL, but I don't know how to install it.
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weird behaviour

I am using the Ubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin, from past few days I am observing a strange behaviour with my ubuntu server. Let me give you a brief introduction to my server. Installed Softwares and ...
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Error while upgrading postgres

Ubuntu 14.04. Package manager reported that postgresql was broken. When I tried to upgrade it produced the following error: (synaptic:30668): GLib-CRITICAL **: g_child_watch_add_full: assertion 'pid ...
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Missing PostgreSQL postmaster.pid

I have PostgreSQL 8.4 installed on ubuntu 12.04. When i start postgresql service through terminal, it doesn't start. Then i check and found that postmaster.pid is missing. My question is how can i ...
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I'm unable to remove postgresql 9.3 after installing it

I installed Postgresql 9.3 for Ubuntu 14.04 trusty using this command: sudo apt-get install postgresql-client-9.3 libpq-dev I wanted to remove postgresql and instead install 9.2 so I ran this ...
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How can I install pg_test_fsync on Ubuntu Server 14.04?

I attempted to install pg_test_fsync on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS and it appears it cannot be installed without removing postgresql. How can I install pg_test_fsync and keep postgresql? $ pg_test_fsync The ...
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How to run postbooks server in Ubuntu?

I installed post-book accounting software from Ubuntu software center in 14.04 LTS. Also installed post-book demo database and PostgreSQL. But I cannot able to run the post-book server. How can I ...
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Depending on postgresql-plpython for every installed version of postgresql

I'm working on a project which gets installed as an Ubuntu package. This is part of the code for generating the database (modified): CREATE EXTENSION plpythonu; CREATE FUNCTION foo (str text) ...
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pgAdmin show object browser text white on white with dark theme

When using a dark theme, the object browser uses white background. Is there some way to change this? This question has been asked a few times, but no answer still. The theme I am using is E17. ...
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PostGIS dependency conflicts (ubuntu 14)

I asked this over on SO, but now I'm thinking the problem is mainly package management and belongs here. Subsequent to all the detail that can be found in the original post, I have tried (sudo ...
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PostgreSQL Backup With Barman

I'm trying to backup my server which i created on PostgreSQL (9.1). While on my normal user i type "su barman", it asks me barman's password, i enter the password. On barman's shell i type "barman ...
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Uninstall postgresql from Ubuntu

I simply don't understand what's going on. sudo apt-get remove postgresql results in: Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Package ...
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postgresql broken after 14.04 despite succesful pg_upgrade [SOLVED]

I'm running an Ubuntu VPS where i'm am upgrading to 14.04. everything has gone smoothly so far. Except the PostgreSQL migration from 9.1 to 9.3. The server hosts a Django 1.6 site and the traceback ...
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Where is a postgresql 9.1 database stored in ubuntu 12.04?

I installed and created a Postgresql database on ubuntu. I then created the database using the following command: sudo su postgres createdb mydatabase However, I can't figure out where the database ...
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Postfix PostgreSQL Dovecot SASL Authentication Fails Ubuntu 14.04LTS Server

I previously setup my mail server using Ubuntu 12.04LTS and all worked fine (see Postfix Dovecot SASL Authentication not enabled/working ubuntu 12.04 server), but I recently moved everything to new ...
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Command pg_dump not found?

I was going to make a backup in a server and I got the error: pg_dump command not found I thought that if you had postgres installed, it worked. What I have to do to "install" it? Because I do not ...
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packet-o-matic on Trusty 14.04

I'm trying to install pom on Trusty and have installed the pre-reqs listed at http://wiki.packet-o-matic.org/pom/installation but pom ./configure fails to recognize postgresql root# ./configure . ...
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What is the difference between “service restart” and “service reload”

I'm trying to understand the difference between service restart [someservice] and service reload [someservice]. I understand that "restart" restarts the service whereas "reload" reloads the ...
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PostgreSQL importing from folder

I lost my ubuntu partition (12.04) and I've installed the ubuntu 14.04, I could save my database files from postgreSQL v9.1, but now I'm with a problem how can I import this data base and my settings ...
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Can't use RStudio any more after trying to set up an ODBC connection to a postgreSQL database

I tried to Setup an odbc connection from R to my PostgreSQL database located on a server (package RODBC). When trying to connect the connection failed because I entered a wrong Username in the DSN ...
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What are the IP addresses in my iptables chain FORWARD settings in a Dokku/docker setup?

I've been playing around with Dokku on DigitalOcean (following this guide) and I'm trying to understand current firewall settings. So here's my setup: Ubuntu 14.04 Dokku Docker (as part of Dokku) ...
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postgresql vs postgresql-server-dev package

What is the difference between postgresql and postgresql-server-dev packages. What are the purposes served by installing different packages and what are the use-cases of these?
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how to hiding Ubuntu and postgreSQL versions?

I'm seeking to closing some vulnerabilities of my postgreSQL server that is running over ubuntu 12.04 server, some of these vulnerabilities is an ability of scanners to checking versions of my OS and ...
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Where are the log files for psql connection attempts?

I want to troubleshoot a failed attempt to connect to a remote Pg server using psql. I'd expected to find some log files for psql, but I didn't. Is there any other place where such information would ...
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Trouble with rake db:setup

everyone! I am trying to pull a github file using rake db:setup, but I get an error every time, no matter how many times I reinstall postgresql or check rails. Here's the error I'm getting: ...
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installing plperl in postgresql

I am trying to use the perl language in postgresql, thus I need to install plperl. I am running all of my queries in pgadmin III. When I first tried create extension plperl; I get the following ...
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PHPPgAdmin not working in Ubuntu 14.04

After a fresh install of Ubuntu 14.04, I've installed postgresql and phppgadmin from the Ubuntu repos. I am using the Apache2 webserver. PHP is working fine in the webserver, as is PHPMyAdmin, but ...
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APT tries to configure PostgreSQL each time I try to install a package

I'm getting some strange errors lately whenever trying to apt-get install anything. Here's an example from trying to install fluidsynth. $ sudo apt-get install libfluidsynth1 Reading package ...
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PostgreSQL data diff

Note: this question is not about syncing database schema/structure Problem In my web application I have a PostgreSQL database server (PGS) and a (separate machine) business logic server (BLS) which ...
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How do I install pgAdmin III for postgreSQL 9.2?

I have a Windows server that runs postgresql 9.2. I want to hit it using pgAdmin III from my Ubuntu 12.10 workstation box. I installed pgAdmin III from synaptic and also tried direct download from ...
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Postgresql ubuntu 12.04 not starting

I installed PostgreSQL on ubuntu 12.04, using apt-get install postgresql Everything worked fine. I made database, inserted data etc. Then I rebooted my computer, and postgres did not start. There is ...
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install and load uuid-ossp on PostgreSQL

How can I install uuid-ossp extension on PostgreSQL 9.3? Is it using apt-get install? I did select * from pg_available_extensions; but I found no extensions that relates to uuid-ossp.
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What order are config files loaded under linux when there are multiple sources?

I understand the main principle that local configuration files precede global /etc/ configuration files. What I really need though is some more detail on this because sometimes it's not obvious. The ...
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Problems in installation of Postgresql

I got following error while installing postgresql client The following packages have unmet dependencies: postgresql-9.3 : Depends: postgresql-client-9.3 but it is not going to be installed Depends: ...
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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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user postgres cannot access drive even after permissions and group membership are provided

I have been working on this for the better part of the morning. So I upgraded to ubuntu 14.04 last night, and that went smoothly. But there is an issue with the postgres user and access to my ...
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Starting PostgreSQL server, postgres user unknown

I am trying to start a PostgreSQL server (9.3) on Ubuntu 14.04. I am following this standard tutorial: https://help.ubuntu.com/community/PostgreSQL After updating to from 13.10 to 14.04 I purged the ...
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Postgis + could not access file “$libdir/postgis-2.1”: No such file or directory

I am running postgresql9.3 and postgis2.1 , it works fine. When i installed QGIS by using the following commands: sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install qgis After installing QGIS the postGis is ...