If you have a RedHat/CentOS/OracleLinux distro of Linux, then
yum should be available as your package manager. Here are the notes I have to get PostgreSQL server up running.
bash> yum info postgresql-server bash> # Verify that's the version you want to install bash> # Ready to install bash> sudo su - bash> yum -y install postgresql-server bash> service postgresql initdb bash> # Startup the server manually bash> service postgresql start bash> # Make server startup at system reboot bash> chkconfig postgresql on bash> # Verify postgres DB is working bash> su - postgres -c psql postgres=# \du postgres=# \q bash> # We are done, exit root user shell bash> exit
If you can't find
chkconfig commands, then check to ensure you have have
/sbin in your