Install PostgresSQL in Ubuntu 12.04

Install the postgres software by

$ sudo apt-get install postgresql postgresql-contrib libpq-dev

Set up your password

Goto the postgres prompt

$ sudo -u postgres psql

Inside that you can set the password for the DB user postgres

ALTER USER postgres PASSWORD 'YourPassword';

References:
xtremekforever.blogspot
postgresql-password-authentication-failed-for-user-postgres

Author: Abhilash

Hey! This is Abhilash - A Ruby developer for years, specialised on web development, working as a freelance Ruby Developer. I have experience in other frameworks such as Angular, Sinatra, Laravel etc. Mainly working on Ruby On Rails platform since 2010. This blog is about Ruby, Ruby On Rails and other subjects where I have had a chance to work on. You can contact me here: abhilash.amballur@gmail.com Abhilash AK

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