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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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How do I fix “Library not loaded: libssl.1.0.0.dylib” with PostgreSQL?

After deleting Macports, I've had some strange behaviour. When I try to run PostgreSQL via CLI, I get: pawel:~ pawel$ psql dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libssl.1.0.0.dylib Referenced ...
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How do I connect to a PostgreSQL server using LibreOffice Base?

I'm running into errors when I try to connect to a PostgreSQL server on the local machine using LibreOffice Base 3.5 (this applies to LibreOffice 4 as well): The following syntax ...
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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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How to reset the postgres super user password on mac os x

I installed postgres on my mac running 10.6.8 and I would like to reset the password for the postgres user (I believe this is the super user password) and then restart it. All the directions I found ...
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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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How do I setup Java OpenID Server (JOIDS)?

I'm stuck on this step: Then you should modify the file in $CATALINA_BASE/conf/[enginename]/[hostname]/, especially the database and mail configurations, and the password for domain configurator(the ...
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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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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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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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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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How to copy and paste content from PostGIS psql console in Windows 7?

I just get started with POSTGIS and I am digging through Mannig's POSTGIS in Action. I am using Windows 7, POSTGIS 1.5 and Postgresql 9. Sadly, I am not able to copy and paste anything from my text ...
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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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How do I install the Postgres command-line client (psql) on OS X using MacPorts?

I'm trying to install the Posgtres command-line client (typically psql on Linux). I've got postgres installed through MacPorts (postgresql90 and postgresql90-server) but still don't see the client ...
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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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Install libpq-dev on Mac OS?

Does anyone know how I can install libpq-dev on Mac OS 10.6? It's a pre-requisite for something else I want to install. There doesn't seem to be a macport for it, so how can I install it on a Mac?
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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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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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SSH without password doesn't work with user postgres

I've tried manually adding the pub key to authorized_keys and authorized_keys2. I've also double checked the permissions on .ssh (700) and authorized_keys (644). I can login without password on the ...
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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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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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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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Postgres configuration

I'm installing PosgreSQL 9.0 over FreeBSD 8.1. In MySQL I have to change the root SQL user's password, here how can I do? And how can I add other SQL users? Thanks.
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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 can I create a database in PostgreSQL on Windows 7?

I use Windows 7 on my own home computer. I have installed PostgreSQL and now I would like to create an database. I tried with createdb mydatabase but I got this error message: createdb: could not ...
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PostgreSQL Admin Tool for mac os X

I'm looking for desktop admin tool similar to phpPgAdmin for POstgreSQL in Mac os X . Any recomendation?
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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Can't view database structure via pgAdmin, while psql works ok

I have a PostgreSQL database. I can connect to it via psql no problem, however, when I do database listing: my_database=>\l there is no my_database in the list! When I connect to this same ...
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Where does Cygwin setup.exe keep PostgreSQL?

Basically I just chose to install PostgreSQL from the Cygwin Setup.exe. The process went fine so I reckon it is installed successfully. I found several links to this question like this one However, ...
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How do I uninstall postgres on Mac OS? Can't kill data

I'd like to uninstall postgres on Mac OS 10.6 and start again with a completely fresh installation and empty databases. I've killed all running postgres processes and tried to delete the postgres ...
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How do I uninstall postgres on Mac OS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I uninstall postgres on Mac OS? Can’t kill data I'd like to uninstall postgres on Mac OS 10.6 and start again with a completely fresh installation and empty ...