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From: "Phil Oelkers" <Phil(dot)Oelkers(at)experian(dot)com>
To: <Pgsql-general(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: newbe question
Date: 1999-08-24 15:59:51
Message-ID: s7c27b3a.015@gwpoa1.priv.dmti.com (view raw or flat)
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Ok I'm and old pro at SQL (DB2, Access) but a total Linux/Unix idiot.  

I have Mandrake RedHat Linux and think I have postgresql installed.

At the shell I type 

psql template1 

Linux complains

connectDB() failed:  Is postmaster running and accepting conections at
'UNIX SOCKET' on port 5432


Being a near complete Linux idiot I have no clue what this means.

Anybody care to help?

Thanks

Phil Oelkers
Database Analyst - Team O
Experian DirectTech



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