Installing PostgreSQL 8.3 on Debian Linux is pretty easy. With this command it is done.
apt-get install postgresql-8.3
Now the DB system is installed under:
You can see the status of the RDBMS with this command:
You can start it
and you can stop it
After the successful installation there is also a “postgres” user on your system. You can set the password of this user with this command:
Now you can login as postgres user with:
And with this command you can create a database:
Your DB ist up and running.