PostgreSQL In Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL)

sudo apt-get remove postgresql[sudo] password for harshityadav95:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
Package 'postgresql' is not installed, so not removed
The following package was automatically installed and is no longer required:
Use 'sudo apt autoremove' to remove it.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
sudo apt-get install postgresql

Postgres User Setup

Using psql

Creating user

$ sudo -u postgres createuser <username>
$ sudo -u postgres createdb <dbname>if getting error:WARNING:  could not flush dirty data: Function not implemented [Ignore for now]
$ sudo -u postgres psql
psql=# alter user <username> with encrypted password '<password>';
psql=# grant all privileges on database <dbname> to <username> ; 

Connecting Postgresql Instance to GUI Client in Windows

Replace the Username , password and database with your config




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