Installation Postgresql on Ubuntu 16:

Date Posted: 21-07-2017

Postgresql is a database server which is similar to mysql. In this post, we will explain on how to install postgresql on ubuntu host


  1. Ubuntu Host with root access.


Perform the update on the server

apt-get update

Install the postgresql and postgresql-contrib package.

apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib

Enable postgesql service on reboot safe.

systemctl enable postgresql

Start the postgresql server.

systemctl start postgresql

To access postgresql, use the below command.

sudo -u postgresql psql

To exit from postgresql prompt,



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