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PostgreSQL homebrew installation lacks config files

So I successfully installed PostgreSQL 9.1 on MacOSX Lion. Unlike people say, I didn't have to change the PATH and no other version of PostgreSQL was installed on the system ($ psql --version shows ...
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Help installing postgres in ubuntu

I'm trying to install postgresql in the latest ubunutu, and I'm following these instructions. When I sudo -u postgres psql postgres I get this error: could not change directory to "/home/james" I'd ...
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postgres ident authentication failed

I'm trying to set up django on a fresh Ubuntu VM. I'm following the tutorials along until I get to this: psycopg2.OperationalError: FATAL: Ident authentication failed for user "postgres" The ...
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Running Postgresql on OSX

I'm trying to install Postgresql on OSX Lion. I'm using Homebrew, so my installation consisted of doing brew install postgresql initdb /usr/local/var/postgres Now when I try to start ...
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make pgrouting problem

I try to make pgrouting. What am I doing wrong? anton@anton-P4I45Gx-PE:~/src/pgrouting$ cmake -DWITH_TSP=ON -DWITH_DD=ON . -- POSTGRESQL_EXECUTABLE is POSTGRESQL_EXECUTABLE-NOTFOUND -- Found ...
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What enterprise tools exist for exporting from a database into a set of files?

I'm looking for software that's designed to select/query data from a database (SQL or NoSQL), and export it into files (CSV, XML). Ideal characteristics: Manage very large datasets (petabytes), ...
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Set collation order in shell sort to not ignore special characters

I am looking for a solution for sorting in postgres but it seems to be more of a problem of collation and therefore I ask the question for the standard Unix sort command instead. I have the following ...
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PostgreSQL Visualiser tools are slow

I just began working with PostgreSQL and have found both pgAdmin and Navicat to be really slow. Its slow to open a database, list the tables and list the first 100 rows. The db I'm looking at is very ...
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How can I fix this PostgreSQL installation error on Mac?

I am facing the following error upon PostgreSQL installation on MacOsX: sh-3.2# sudo port install postgresql84-server ---> Computing dependencies for postgresql84-server ---> Staging ...
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How to configure Postgresql (Ubuntu)

I installed postgresql in ubuntu but I am unclear how to start or configure it for a local server (apache) I tried typing (at the terminal prompt) psql but I am getting this error message: psql: ...
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PostgreSQL - syntax error

What is wrong with the following statement? GRANT SELECT, INSERT, UPDATE, DELETE ON ALL TABLES IN SCHEMA public TO foo; I get this error ERROR: syntax error at or near "ALL" LINE 2: ON ALL TABLES ...
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How can I get a mysqldump file encoded in utf-8 for psql?

I am migrating some data from a MySql database (v5.1.44/MyISAM/collation=latin1_swedish_ci) to a PostgreSQL (v9.0.4/the one included in OSX Lion). I'm using $ mysqldump --compatible=postgresql > ...
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Trouble installing PostgreSQL 9 64bit on fairly fresh Windows 7 Pro 64bit [closed]

The installation proceeds most of the way without any issues. At the end, I get an alert saying that there was a "Problem running post-install step. Installation may not complete correctly. The ...
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How can I build an old application for 64bit?

I am trying to build postgresql 7.4.6 on a 64bit machine for 64bit. I'm not sure whether this code is 64bit compatible. Is there a way to check? If it is 64bit compatible, do I need to do anything ...
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How do I restore a plain text postgres .backup file

I exported a postgres db from pgAdmin in a plain format because I wanted to search the whole db text. I then tried to restore the database back but it gives an error saying that the archive file is ...
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Searching a whole postgres db for a string

In phpmyadmin, I can easily search for text in the tables in my databases using the search tab. Was wondering if I can do the same with the postgres installed locally on my computer. I have looked at ...
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How to I change the path when I log in as a new user in ubuntu?

I am running ubuntu on a flash drive. The default log in is "ubuntu". I installed Postgresql and created a new user called "postgres". However, when I switch to postgres with "su postgres", the ...
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Setting up PostgreSQL on Mac OS 10.6.8 Snow Leopard?

I've installed PostgreSQL 9 on Mac OS. I need to change the configuration so that I can access Postgre with the blank password. Searching online yields lots of solutions for older versions of the ...
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Create a “postgres” user account on OSX?

I just made a mistake: I installed PostgreSQL on Mac OSX 10.6.7 and when I wanted to connect to it I did su postgres, then it asked me for a password and I did sudo passwd postgres to change the ...
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Free Database Browser for PostgreSQL?

Does anyone know of a free PostgreSQLdatabase browser that I can use besides RazorSQL since It has a 30 day trial? It would be great to have something similar to the SQlite Database Browser, light ...
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Postgresql by network

I have running PostgreSQL sever on 192.168.0.102:5432. postgresql.conf has this line: listen_addresses = '*' and pg_hba.conf has this one: host all all 127.0.0.1/32 ...
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Prevent Postgresql from running at startup

At some point in the past, I had installed posgresql and I can't get rid of it: $ ps -A|egrep postg 232 ?? 287 ?? 0:00.02 postgres: logger process ...
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Postgres db dump/restore error

I am attempting to dump/restore a database between servers. Here is what I have tried is DUMP: pg_dump -h localhost -U user database > dump.sql Restore Onto other server: createdb -h ...
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Shared memory in chroot environment

I'm playing with Ubuntu 11.10 launched in a chroot environment under Android 3.2.1. Most of the software works fine except PostgreSQL. When installed or initdb launched it's saying: FATAL: could ...
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Using PostgreSQL on Mac OS X Lion

I just got a new Mac with Lion installed on it. I then installed Xcode (4.1 through the App Store). Next, I installed Homebrew and I was about to do brew install postgresql like I had done on Snow ...
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Restoring postgreSQL backup to MySQL

How to restore postgreSQL backup file to MySQL server? I don't have postgreSQL server on my system. I have only MySQL server
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Person hacked server using postgres user account - What kind of access would this person have?

someone hacked one of my servers using postgres user account. what I do not know is: what is this users home folder? where would bash_history be?
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Mac with Rails & Postgres Installed - Overheats quickly?

Anyone else have this problem? I'm on a 15" Macbook running rails and postgres. Needless to say, shortly after powering up the mac and getting into development work, the mac gets very hot at the ...
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Installation on Linux & Win7: Aptana, PostgreSQL, Ruby, JQuery (WWW on Apache)

Basically I have 2 systems, where I want to develop (and use) my application: A Linux (Debian) system. This is my server. Here I have PostgreSQL (& phpPgAdmin), Apache, Ruby. Typically I use ...
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Services running multiple times?

I've installed a postgres db on my debian squeeze. There's a /etc/init.d/postresql to control the database. When I type pstree -c, I get two traces with postgresql. After /etc/init.d/postgresl stop I ...
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Incremental Backup for PostgreSQL 8.3

I'm looking for a way to make good incremental backups for a large (more than 100 GB) PostgreSQL 8.3 DB. I'm currently using pg_dump which isn't incremental and very slow in backup and restore, ...
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Shell script runs only when copying its content to a new shell script file

I have a shell script thats generated by a java jar that I am unable to run anything postgres related when its created. However, when copying all of its content into a new shell script file, I am ...
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ubuntu: root password

Well, I don't know exactly how it happened. But, thing is if I issue a command which I need root priviliges an error message comes that says <user> does not have an entry in sudoers file I ...
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How do I restore a Postgres database from file backups

I use Time Machine on my Mac to backup my system. I have just managed to clobber my Postgres database and would like to restore it using my Time Machine backups. The latest changes don't matter, so I ...
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Emacs M-x sql-postgres encryption

Is it possible to encrypt the connection established with M-x sql-postgres in Emacs? If so, how?
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change the UI lang when using postgresql psql.exe

I have a PostgreSQL 8.4 database, installed with Japanese as the main language. I am connecting from an English Windows 7 client using psql.exe. Is there any way to change the UI of the messages shown ...
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Should I run postgresql all the time?

I'm wondering whether there is any speed (in the OS) or security issues with running postgresql all the time (using launchctl) for development of rails apps, whether I should launch postgres only when ...
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How can I give psql a variable instead of an sql file as input?

So I have some sql in a varible. I could put that in a file and give it to psql as input but I wonder if there is an easy way to do this without the file ?
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How can I use UTF-8 on Linux from Windows 7 via PuTTY?

I use PuTTY on Windows 7 to access a Linux machine with Ubuntu 10.10. I think that Windows 7 is using Latin-1. But I need to use UTF-8 on the Linux machine and in a PostgreSQL database. How can I do ...
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Why pg_dump 'trust' authentication fails under root and works under another user?

I have pg_dump command in cron that accesses PostgreSQL under user postgres and does not provide a password. pg_dump --username=postgres ... I have set in pg_hba.conf that user postgres should be ...
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PHP / Postgre Problem on Mac

Hey there, I'm on a project that uses drupal and postgresql, and i was developing using console and ssh, but i had some troubles and i want to make it local. So i enabled mac's Apache and PHP, and ...
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Superuser rights on postgres

How do I get superuser rights on postgres. I am among sudoers in Linux, but I don't have rights to create users in postgres. How can I gain superuser rights in postgres? This is my pg_hba.conf: # ...
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Accessing Internal Server from Outside through SSH

The issue is as follows: I am using Ubuntu Linux. I am working from home, and I need to access a PostgreSQL database severer within my company's network. Call the DB server X. For security reasons, ...
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How to change psql default listening host?

I've installed postgresql 8.3 manually on ubuntu 10.10, using ./configure, make and make install. It works perfect but when I try to connect it using psql I need to type following cmd, psql --port ...
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How do I give MacPorts privileges?

I tried to install PostgreSQL server development libraries using MacPorts and got the following: Warning: MacPorts running without privileges. You may be unable to complete certain actions (e.g. ...
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How can I install Postgres GUI in Fedora 10?

On my server I have Postgres 8.4, but there is no GUI included, so I need to install one. Is that possible? How is it done?
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PostgreSQL hangs regardless of which command I execute

The title pretty much sums it up. I'm running PostgreSQL 9.0.0 and am running a database that's using PostGIS. In more detail, the table that I'm having issues with is a monster. The table names have ...
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Kaspersky blocks PostgreSQL 8.4.1 installation

I was just installing PostgreSQL 4.1 with Drupal and other tools. While the Setup was installing phpWiki.exe, Kaspersky blocked the Setup and quarantined two files: phpWiki.exe, and StackBuilder.exe ...
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OpenX : mySql VS PostgreSQL

I have been using OpenX's AdServer with mySql as a backend, and since OpenX allows one to choose between mysql and postgres, I was wondering if anyone ever used Postgres and wished to talk about their ...
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Prevent PostgreSQL to start when Mac OS X boots

I installed PostgreSQL 8.4.4 in Mac OS X. I am pretty happy and I don't want to uninstall it since I do occasional development on it. But I would definitely like to prevent OS X to run it every time ...