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How to fix ERROR Postgresql * Removed stale pid file

* Removed stale pid file. My postgresql server 9.1 suddenly crashed. When I try to start server it shows me error tejastank@snippetbucket:~# sudo /etc/init.d/postgresql restart * Restarting ...
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postgres: unable to install postgresql-contrib-9.1

My system version is Ubuntu 13.10 64bit. I encountered this problem by setting up PostgreSQL in a Rails app. First I ran rake db:migrate and it showed an error: -- enable_extension("hstore") rake ...
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pgAdmin III - how to insert data into table

How can I insert the result of some function (e.g. point(0,0) or localtimestamp) into some cell in the edit data window of pgAdmin? I keep getting an error Invalid input syntax for type ...
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Simplest import of pipe-delimited text w/header to PostgreSQL

I am trying to create a database with several tables. One of the tables is intended to hold about 1.3 million rows of data from the U.S. Economic Census. The data is in a pipe-delimited text file. ...
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How to disable prepared statement in heroku with postgres database

I fixed an issue on my rails project locally (with postgres config) while adding in database.yml this statement: test: prepared_statements: false It fixed a bug with the following stack trace: ...
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Postgres memory usage too low [migrated]

I have a 400GB postgres 9.3.4 DB running on Fedora20, and a few indices per table. I have upped shared buffers to 4GB (the system has 16GB available), set shm in the kernel and set the ...
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A few doubts about creating my own webhosting server

I just created a system administration website from scratch for one of my university's administration offices (for free) using a postgresql database. I have tested this new system for almost 3 weeks ...
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Only allow external PostgreSQL connections for specific database

I've got a Postgres server that's configured to only allow connections from localhost. I like that. However, I have a situation where I need to run a database that is accessible from something other ...
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Any way to keep connection alive in pgAdmin without setting it on the server?

I am using postgres.heroku.com to host my databases. This means that I have no way of changing server settings. Therefore, the answer to this question does not help me. Heroku is not willing to change ...
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Postgresql query within a bash script

We are having an issue with a postgresql bash query. The output of the query from the bash script add's additional quotes around the date. Please can you help me fix it?! Script: #!/bin/sh ...
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upgrading from postgresql 9.1 to 9.3 on ubuntu server with data intact

I have my production server(ubuntu 13.10) running with postgresql 9.1. I want to use few features of 9.3, hence want to upgrade. Could someone help me with upgrading from 9.1 to 9.3 so that there ...
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How to edit PostgreSQL tables with a uuid primary key using IntelliJ's database Table Editor?

I have hooked-up PyCharm with my PostgreSQL database. All of my tables have a uuid column as their primary key. When I attempt to edit a row's value, I get the following error: [2014-03-05 17:31:08] ...
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How to configure PostgreSQL for best access from both Windows 7 host and Ubuntu 12.04 guest?

I have a new Ubuntu 12.04 installation freshly installed on VirtualBox, which in turn is running on a 64 bit Windows 7 machine with plenty of RAM. I would like to install PostgreSQL on this system in ...
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How can I completely uninstall pgAdmin3 from OS X?

My pgAdmin3 install has run into a problem (windowing glitch that renders it unusable), and I want to try completely removing it from my system and installing it freshly to see if that resolves the ...
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OS X Mavericks / Squirrel SQL Client / PostgreSQL 9.1

I have just downloaded and installed the Squirrel SQL client v3.5.0 (as 3.5.1 didn't work for me). I have also downloaded the PostgreSQL 9.1 jdbc client. When attempting to add the jdbc client ...
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Ensuring a complete uninstallation of PostgreSQL after a botched instal Windows)l

I recently attempted to install PostgreSQL on a Windows XP SP3 machine using the EnterpriseDB installer. The installation was not successful, probably because I did not remember to turn off my ...
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How to install hstore in Postgresql on Mac OSX?

I'm trying to install hstore in Postgres on Mac OSX 10.9, but I'm having major troubles with it. First I had some trouble getting psql to work after installing postgresql using brew, so I finally ...
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Change how PSQL shows queries

This is a minor issue, but it's driving me nuts. Anyways, on some of my servers I'm running PostgreSQL 8.4. When using PSQL (also 8.4), queries are shown with a less-like interface, which I'm quite ...
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How to start only one version of postgresql database, in this case 9.1?

I have installed postgresql 8.4 and 9.1 on same ubuntu machine and I want to try to run only 9.1 and 8.4 to stay off. When I run /etc/init.d/postgresql start it starts both. How to start only one ...
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Install postgres without apt-get

I have access to a machine on a scientific hpc, and I'm setting up an environemnt to create a web application, made up basically of TOMCAT and postgresql. I cannot use another web server. The OS is ...
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Unable to get Postgresql commands to work in terminal

After installing Postgresql by dragging folder into my applications folder I am unable to get commands to work in the terminal and unable to add the path so that is shows up using the command $ echo ...
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How do I execute/run a .sql file in PostgreSQL 9.2.6 + CentOs

I would like to know how to execute a .sql file in PostgreSQL. I'm using CentOs 6.4. I have created a database and just need to run a script given to me to create tables. Thanking you in advance.
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ubuntu 13,10 “Failed to download repository information”

I have ubuntu 13.10- 64 bit version on my machine.recently i tried to install postgres for ROR development but i couldn't complete the postgres installation and found that my update manager always ...
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PostgreSQL: pg_upgrade does not run on Windows

I'm trying to run pg_upgrade on Windows 8.1. I am the Administrator user. I have the postgres service turned off. I do RUNAS /USER:postgres "CMD.EXE" SET PATH=%PATH%;C:\Program ...
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Upgrade directly from PostgreSQL 9.1 to 9.3

Can I upgrade directly from PostgreSQL 9.1 to 9.3? Or should I upgrade to 9.2 first? I'm using Windows 8 and am planning on using pg_ugrade(); I tried to do this and pg_upgrade() froze on me. No ...
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2 instances of postgresql but I really need one

I happen to have 2 installed instances of postgresql at my machine: 9.1 and 9.2: sudo service postgresql status 9.1/main (port 5432): down 9.2/main (port 5433): down They are located at ...
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How to increase IO for operation “SELECT”?

I use windows server 2008r2 with role Hyper-V. The guest system is Ubuntu 12.04 LTC (64 bit). It is situated on the dynamic virtual hard disk /dev/sda. There is postgresql-9.1 (amd64) on the Ubuntu ...
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Chef and PostgreSql

With amazon annoucing postgresql service in RDS, can we setup chef-server(11) with amazon rds postgresql database, rather than using the default databse that gets installed with the omnibus installer. ...
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Running a test database on RAM disk

Is it possible to create and start a Postgresql server as an unprivileged user with data directory owned by the same user? I want to run tests and create a test database for it, the data files being ...
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Why does `psql --file` misinterpret tilde?

Earlier I used pg_dump to create a database backup in my home directory called book_dump.sql. I want to restore the backup to an empty database called book. To restore the backup, I tried this ...
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Installing Unity Asset Server on Debian has problems with postgresql

I used to have Debian Lenny (non-VPS, dedicated hosting) and Unity Asset Server (Unity3D's version control) was running smoothly. But recently I moved to Debian Squeeze (running on VPS) and I can't ...
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Can't install pg gem on mac os x Lion

Im using Mac OS X 10.7.4 Trying to install pg gem to work with PostgreSQL. Typing: sudo gem install pg Got This answer: Building native extensions. This could take a while... ERROR: Error ...
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How come the shell for my Mac can't find the postgresql command?

I just installed PostGreSQL on my Mac. I'm sure of that since I can open up the pqsl shell just fine via clicking on However, when I try calling postgres -D /usr/local/pgsql/data in terminal to ...
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database statistics and reporting with or without parsing of built in logs

I prefer a generic statistical utility / plugin / application, but don't limit myself as specific might do well too. I want to see a way by which I can see query statistics for ALL queries. e.g ...
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NOQUEUE: reject: Relay access denied

I recently setup a mail server following the instructions on linode.com (https://library.linode.com/email/postfix/postfix2.9.6-dovecot2.0.19-mysql) except I am using postgreSQL instead of mySQL. ...
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Postgres DB table recovery

I was using PG Admin and modifying a table in my DB. I was actually adding two fields. Once done, I hit the OK button and PG Admin hung up. I think this is the first time. Now I cannot open that ...
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Postfix: change recipient_delimiter with virtual_mailboxes

I have an email setup using Postfix, Dovecot, PostgreSQL. I am trying to change the recipient_delimiter to be - (dash) instead of + (plus) but the address are being rejected. In order to get the + ...
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Some tricky configurations in postgreSQL

I'm trying to set up some security configurations over my server, but I've checked file postgresql.conf and I just managed to change the IP it listens to. What I am looking to do is the following: ...
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Calling the psql command without selecting any database

The syntax of the psql command line client is psql [option...] [dbname [username]] I am passing the command ALTER DATABASE x RENAME to y to this command: echo `ALTER DATABASE x RENAME to y` | psql ...
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Attach a new EBS volume to an existing EC2 db server instance

I had a micro instance of EC2, wherein I put my PostgreSQL database server. The EC2 instance came with the default Block Store. As of now, I want to attach a new Block Store to the existing EC2 ...
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Ubuntu login screen doesn't show up after installing postgresql

I just installed Ubuntu 12.04 on my new machine and everything works fine. However, when I install postgresql and shut down the computer, when I log back in, there's no graphical login screen. The ...
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Model for Cooperation in a class? [closed]

Assume you have six classes of students with low level of computer skills. They use Gmail inboxes to store old exam questions, notes and tips. Dropbox and Google Drive too, since Gmail inboxes get ...
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Copying File From One User To Another

So I have this file stored in my account. It's postgres dump. To be able to use postgres it seems that I have to execute the following command 'sudo su - postgres'. Once I do this I am now working as ...
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Need Tool to Extract ER Diagram fom PostgreSQL 9,1

Guys I need to compare 2 different databases running in PostgreSQL. I would like to use some tool to extract the diagram in a automatic way, Ive tried pgadmin3 and pgdesigner but they seem ...
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How to configure bi-directional replication on a single table in symmetricDS?

I have installed and configured the database replication software from http://www.symmetricds.org/ on the client and the server. I have followed the directions to setup the example replication, and ...
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Exception while configuring symmetricDS with postgresql on Linux

SymmetricDS is a java tool which can replicate databases and tables across an intermittent internet connection. I am having trouble configuring it to work with postgresql. I am doing this piece of ...
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Setting up postgresql server connection with pgadmin3 fails with Exception

I have installed postgresql database on Fedora 17. When I create a new server connection through pgadmin3, I get this Error in a popup window: postgresql The server doesn't accept the current ...
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Failing to setup postgres on raspberry pi

I installed postgresql on my raspberry pi. then, i try to access it and I get: pi@raspbmc:~$ psql psql: FATAL: role "pi" does not exist pi@raspbmc:~$ psql -U postgres psql: FATAL: Peer ...
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PostgresSQL giving blank screen on installation on Windows 64 bit

I downloaded postgresql-9.2.4-1-windows-x64. When I ran the exe it just gave me a blank screen. I tried "run as admin" but still the same result. I even uninstalled my anti-virus (Security ...
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pgpass file never gets recognized by the 64-bit postgreSQL ODBC driver.

I have been spending quite a while trying to get the amd64 version of the postgreSQL ODBC driver to establish a connection with a pgpass file. Every time I try to open a connection using SSLMODE = ...