How to Install Latest PostgreSQL 9.4.X on Xubuntu 12.04 Precise LTS Linux Easy Guide

April 1, 2014 | By the+gnu+linux+evangelist | Filed in: Tutorial.

Install PostgreSQL 9.x on Xubuntu 12.04 Precise 32/64-bit

The Tutorial shows you How to Install and Getting-Started with PostgreSQL 9.x Database for Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Pangolin LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

As with every annual release, PostgreSQL 9.x includes many New Features to make working with PostgreSQL easier, more flexible and more fun for application developers, administrators and architects.

The New PostgreSQL Features include:

  • Additional JSON constructor and extractor methods
  • Automatically updatable VIEWs
  • Parallel pg_dump to speed backups of large databases
  • LATERAL JOINs

Further, PostgreSQL 9.4’s User-Defined Background Workers allow developers to write task managers, request handlers, parallel processors, queuing tools and other helper applications to enable PostgreSQL as a workload coordinator.

One example of this already released is Mongres, a background worker which accepts MongoDB queries, interprets them and passes them on to PostgreSQL.

To the PostgreSQL Database Installation Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Guide Bottom You find Link to Quick-Start with PostgreSQL on Xubuntu Linux.

Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - Featured
  1. Download PostgreSQL DB for Linux

    Linux PotrgreSQL Installer
  2. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - Open Terminal
  3. Give Permissions and Start PostgreSQL Installer.

    cd ~/Downloads/
    sudo su -c "chmod +x ./postgresql-9.*.run"
    sudo su -c "./postgresql-9.*.run"
  4. Follow PostgreSQL Installation Wizard.

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - welcome

    Set the PostgreSQL Installation Path.

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - path

    Set the PostgreSQL Data Path.

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - data path

    Set-Up the Postgres Administrator.

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - user setup

    Set the PostgreSQL Server Listening Port.

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - listening port

    Set the PostgreSQL Database Locale in Use.

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - setup locale

    Start PostgreSQL Installation.

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - start installation
    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - installing

    Last Possibly Add some PostgreSQL Tools

    Xubuntu 12.04 Precise Install PostgreSQL 9.X - postgresql add-ons

  5. Getting-Started Quickly with PostgreSQL on Xubuntu

    PostgreSQL Quick Start Guide

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