basic postgresql tips

Start and stop postgresql

Service postgres start

Add to the chkconfig
Chkconfig –level 3 postgres on

to create a first user in kubuntu/ubuntu linux, type the following:
~$ sudo su postgres -c createuser *USERNAME*

Then create a db:
~$ sudo su postgres -c createdb *DBNAME*

Then create a password for the user by connecting using psql:
~$ sudo su postgres -c psql *DBNAME*

Then alter the password:
=#ALTER USER *username* WITH PASSWORD ‘*password*‘;