On 2010-04-14, Carel Combrink <s25291930(at)tuks(dot)co(dot)za> wrote:
> I started using PostgreSQL on Ubunutu Linux. After a lots of struggles
> I got the latest version of Postres, pgAdmin and PostGIS installed.
> This was a testing phase to see if Postgres will be used in a new
> project. I decided to use Postgres over MySQL and would now like to
> know what is the best linux distro to install Postgres on.
Whichever well maintained distro is your favourite.
If you like ubuntu use it,
> I want the ability to use a package manager (like ubuntu's) to get the
> latest versions of the above mentioned applications, as they become
> I installed all the above from source because the
> repositories for my Ubuntu does not have the latest releases. If there
> is a package repository (for Ubuntu) that does have the latest
> releases I can someone please help me get them added to my list of
8.4 is in "squeeze" (current debian testing)
or do you need 9.0 ?
> I also want Linux to notify me if updates are available
> and update the packages.
> I am willing to get a new Linux distro if there is advantages to
> another one, but wants to make an informed decision.
If you need 8.4 can you use "lucid lynx" ubuntu 10.04 , beta
available now. full release due out real soon now.
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