How to install PostgreSQL in ubuntu?

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by ryleigh , in category: PHP Databases , 2 years ago

How to install PostgreSQL in ubuntu?

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by elise_daugherty , a year ago

@ryleigh 

To install PostgreSQL on Ubuntu, follow these steps:

  1. Update the package manager's database:sudo apt-get update
  2. Install the PostgreSQL package and any required dependencies:sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib
  3. During the installation, you will be prompted to set a password for the default PostgreSQL user (called "postgres"). Make sure to choose a strong, unique password.
  4. After the installation is complete, start the PostgreSQL server:sudo systemctl start postgresql
  5. You can verify that the server is running by checking its status:sudo systemctl status postgresql
  6. To make sure the server starts automatically when the system boots up, enable it:sudo systemctl enable postgresql
  7. To log in to the PostgreSQL command line as the "postgres" user, use the following command:sudo -u postgres psql


That's it! You should now have PostgreSQL installed and running on your Ubuntu system.

by filiberto , 9 months ago

@ryleigh 

  1. Update the package list by running the following command:
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sudo apt-get update


  1. Install PostgreSQL by running the following command:
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sudo apt-get install postgresql


  1. PostgreSQL should now be installed on your system. By default, a PostgreSQL user called "postgres" is created. To create a password for this user, run the following command:
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sudo -u postgres psql postgres


  1. Inside the PostgreSQL prompt, set a password for the "postgres" user by running the following command:
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password postgres


  1. Follow the prompt and enter your desired password.
  2. Exit the PostgreSQL prompt by running the following command:
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q


  1. PostgreSQL should now be installed and ready to use. You can access the PostgreSQL shell by running the following command:
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sudo -u postgres psql


  1. To create a new user and database, you can run the following commands inside the PostgreSQL shell:
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CREATE USER your_username WITH PASSWORD 'your_password';
CREATE DATABASE your_database;
GRANT ALL PRIVILEGES ON DATABASE your_database TO your_username;


Replace "your_username" and "your_password" with the desired values.


That's it! PostgreSQL should now be installed and you can start using it on your Ubuntu system.