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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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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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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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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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Postgresql starup script for second instance?

I need to run my second postgresql instance when linux boots. I added this command (like in postgresql documentation) in rc.local: /usr/lib/postgresql/9.1/bin/pg_ctl start -l logfile -D ...
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How to keep connection alive in pgAdmin

In pgAdmin, if I'm connecting to a host and leave it idle for a few minutes, the connection drops, and I have to reconnect again. On many occasions pgAdmin also hangs when I try to reconnect, so I ...
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PostgreSQL Windows installation failure

I was trying to install PostgreSQL 9.2 in Windows 7. When I launched the installer, it failed and showed the error message: Unable to write inside TEMP environment variable path I did a lot of ...
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Upgrading PostgreSQL via Homebrew

I'm attempting to update PostgreSQL from my system's version (9.1.5) to the latest release (9.2.3). I've followed the directions on this railscast and am encountering issues. After installing psql ...
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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 ...