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Re: Using KDE to start Postgres

From: "Oliver Elphick" <olly(at)lfix(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: Frank Hilliard <frankhilliard(at)home(dot)com>
Cc: pgsql-novice(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Using KDE to start Postgres
Date: 2000-10-26 00:14:52
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Frank Hilliard wrote:
  >I can get Postgres running by going su postgres, logging in, and then using
  >psql. However, what I'd like to do is to use the icon in the KDE menu under
  >Debian, Databases, Postgresql. When I do this from my home directory, the
  >terminal flashes up and then disappears. What permissions do I have to put i
  >place to launch Postgres from my own Linux account?

You have to create a PostgreSQL user with the same name as your login id.
Use the SQL command `CREATE USER' or the createuser script.

(NB: Debian questions are better directed first to the Debian lists.)

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