How to Start a PostgreSQL Server on Mac OS X. Last modified: September 08, 2020. There are two main ways to install PostgreSQL on mac OS X. The homebrew package manager; Downloading the app file from postgresapp.com. Homebrew can be installed by running the following command in a terminal. Try now for free. Write queries, visualize data, and share your results. Share queries by URL, and organize them in folders. Works for PostgreSQL, MySQL, BigQuery. The latest version of SQL Shell (psql) is unknown on Mac Informer. It is a perfect match for the General category. The app is developed by unknown. So most likely you're trying to execute the command as your user but PostgreSQL is already setup with a different user. From this i would guess you can: ls -al /Library/PostgreSQL/8.4/data to find the user who owns it and then do a sudo su username -c 'pgctl -D /Library/PostgreSQL/8.4/data start' – Gavin M. Roy Jul 21 '09 at 18:13.
psql is the standard command line interface for interacting with a PostgreSQL or TimescaleDB instance. Here we explain how to install psql on various platforms.
Before you start
Before you start, you should confirm that you don’t already have psql installed. In fact, if you’ve ever installed Postgres or TimescaleDB before, you likely already have psql installed.
Install on MacOS using Homebrew
First, install the Brew Package Manager
Second, update brew. From your command line, run the following commands:
Finally, symlink psql (and other libpq tools) into
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Install on Ubuntu 16.04,18.04 and Debian 9,10
Install on Ubuntu and Debian using the
apt package manager:
Note: That this only installs the psql client and not the PostgreSQL database.
Install Windows 10
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We recommend using the installer from PostgreSQL.org.
Last step: Connect to your PostgreSQL server
Let’s confirm that psql is installed:
Now, in order to connect to your PostgreSQL server, we’ll need the following connection params: Microsoft office 2016 for mac vl.
- Database name
There are two ways to use these params.
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Once you run that command, the prompt will ask you for your password. (Which we specified with the
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Congrats! Now you have connected via psql.